Kjzal Kaldi Student/Industriell ledning och innovation/UU/Uppsala
Kjzal studied social science in high school and at the time, she had no plans to pursue engineering. However, thanks to previous work experience she knew she wanted a job with varying tasks. Mechanical engineering with a specialization in Industrial engineering and production at Jönköping University provided her with the combination of both engineering and economics, international possibilities and preparation for future leadership roles as an engineer. Now she is doing an international Master in Industrial Leadership and Innovation at Uppsala University. Kjzal is the project manager and in charge of overseeing all of Womengineer’s activities.
Sofia Sundbom Student/Industrial Engineering and Management/LTH/Lund
Sofia had her heart set on Lund long before she had decided what to study. When she eventually discovered the program Industrial Engineering and Management she packed her things and got on a train down to Skåne. Since then she has been involved in many projects such as the university career days and Engineers without Borders. She loves meeting new people and at Womengineer Sofia is responsible for contact with high schools as well as the Womengineer’s Friends network.
Yvonne Le Student/Computer science/KTH/Stockholm
Yvonne studies Computer Science at KTH but has also taken quite a few trips to China through not only exchange studies and an internship, but also by being involved in a project that builds bridges between Swedish and Chinese students. With a talent for web development and an eye for graphic design, Yvonne is actively trying to open young girls’ eyes to the profession of an engineer. At Womengineer she is responsible for web development and preparation of promotional materials.
Aroshine Munasinghe Student/Computer science/KTH/Stockholm
Leaving the west coast for the capital is nothing Aroshine regrets; at KTH she combines studies in Computer Science with extracurricular projects. Previously, piano playing and competitive swimming took up most of her time. Today however, she is an expert at bringing out high school students’ inner problem solving skills and digital talents. At Womengineer Aroshine is in charge of business relations.
Hannin Mushehid Student/Samhällsbyggnad/KTH/Stockholm
Hannin applied for her studies in Civil Engineering and Urban Development because she wanted to do math, work with sustainability, and thought construction sounded exciting. Today she is very pleased with her choice. During her studies, she has been involved in other projects such as being the student representative for the faculty renewal group at KTH. She has also spent time working as a tutor and math teacher for high school students. At Womengineer, Hannin is responsible for interviews with female engineers.
Ellen Broström Student/International Business Engineering/HB/Borås
The opportunity to broaden her range within creative problem solving encouraged Ellen to study International Business Engineering at the University of Borås. Alongside her studies she has taken part in several projects such as within the student union, Womengineer and organizing a health week at school. A curiosity of other people and cultures lead her to do an exchange in Brazil and travel all over the world. Practicing yoga is important to Ellen in order to help her deal with her competitive mindset and add balance to her life. Ellen has previously written the blog vonEllen and is now responsible for the blogs and content of Womengineer.
Sony Jonsson Student/Molecular Biotechnology/UU/Uppsala
Technology has always been Sony’s strong suite and something she has wanted to work with in the future. When she eventually began her studies in Molecular Biotechnology at Uppsala University she felt right at home, content not only with her education but also with Uppsala as an exciting student city. Outside the classroom Sony enjoys photography and videography and at Womengineer she manages the organization’s social media. .
Jessika Karlsson Student/Engineering Physics/KTH/Stockholm
Jessika studies Engineering Physics at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, but for her this was not an obvious choice. After graduating high school she started a degree in law but soon realized it was not the right fit. She enjoys challenges and is therefore also studying Economics at Stockholm University. This gives her a broader range of knowledge which she hopes will eventually lead to a job abroad. Jessika writes the blog Mer än bara böcker and is also in charge of Womengineer’s finances.
Sara Lindgren Student/Technichal Design/CTH/Göteborg
After three and a half years of studying medicine Sara decided to switch tracks and become an engineer. Her interest for design led her choose the program Technical Design – a useful combination of creative designing and problem solving engineering tasks. In her free time Sara enjoys doing yoga and spending time with her friends. Sara is in charge of Womengineer’s brand image as Art Director.
Anna Andersson Student/Energy, Environment and Management/LiU/Linköping
For Anna it was an easy choice to start university straight after high school and she feels right at home in Linköping, where she studies a program combining technical solutions with management and environmental courses. Anna has recently done an exchange year in Germany and enjoys spending her free time with her friends or by going swimming. At Womengineer Anna is the project leader for IGEday.