Name: Gladys Yang
Title: Associate, Mechanical Engineer, Stantec
Educational Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a Professional Internship, Queen’s University
Professional Credentials/Accreditations: Professional Engineer (P.E.) in California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, and Hawaii, and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP)
Organizational Affiliations/Achievements/Awards: ASHRAE Member (Southern California Chapter)
What caused you to/when did you fall in love with engineering?
What has been the most rewarding aspect of working in the skilled trades?
Describe the proudest moment in your career.
What challenges do women face in this profession? Can you give a personal example? Why aren’t there more women in engineering? How can we increase the number of women in engineering?
What does your day-to-day job entail?
What drives/motivates you every day?
How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted you personally and professionally?
What remains on your engineering bucket list — what do you aspire to do that you haven’t accomplished yet?
What’s one thing no one knows about you?
List any mentors who’ve helped you succeed and describe exactly how they’ve shaped your success.
What advice do you have for prospective female engineers considering entering the field?