arrmeila jeyanathan - Episode 041
ARRMEILA JEYANATHAN IS AN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER IN RAIL AND CONTROL SYSTEMS AND SIGNALLING.
From being introduced to STEM at school and getting involved in science competitions Arrmeila was inspired to study Integrated Engineering at Cardiff University.
Whilst at University she worked at Network Rail as Railway Signalling Engineer and since graduating in 2021 she has been on the Network Rail graduate scheme training in the railway signalling discipline.
Since Arrmeila’s placement year up until now she has had some successes and opportunities such as receiving an award for her dissertation as well having the opportunity to present & publish her work at a conference.
Through these experiences and being a direct recipient of early engagement, Arrmeila has really developed a passion for railway engineering and promoting to the younger generation where she’s done so being an active STEM ambassador.
Arrmeila also volunteers for the IET London Young Professionals network since Oct 2021 as secretary. She has dedicated a lot of her free time towards creating events and opportunities for young people to connect including a new initiative starting this year called Female Leaders to promote women in engineering.
ARRMEILA's show notes.
02.25 How Arrmeila first became interested in engineering.
05.20 What route Arrmeila took into the engineering industry.
07.35 Arrmeila discusses her journey on the Network Rail Graduate Scheme.
11.09 What Arrmeila's #1 piece of advice is for anyone thinking about a career in engineering.
12.18 Arrmeila discusses how we can enthuse the next generation.
14.32 Arrmeila discusses how engineering can better promote itself.
16.20 Arrmeila discusses her involvement in The IET London Young Professionals and the importance of younger people to get involved.
18.42 Who has been Arrmeila's biggest inspiration.
20.00 What myths Arrmeila would like to dispel about engineering.
21.50 What Arrmeila loves about engineering.
23.10 Arrmeila discusses mentors.
24.52 What the future holds for Arrmeila.
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