BCWWA Member Siobhan Robinson, KWL, Named a WXN 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women

Kerr Wood Leidal Associates is pleased to announce that Siobhan Robinson, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. has been named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner in the TELUS Future Leaders category. 

This prestigious award recognizes “exceptional young women who have distinguished themselves early in their careers, and who show tremendous potential to continue making their mark in the years to come”.  Winners are 30 years of age or younger and are chosen based on their career accomplishments, vision and leadership, and community service.  A gala honouring this year’s winners was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 26th.

Ms. Robinson joins an esteemed community of past award winners, including: Margaret Atwood, best-selling author; Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut; Arlene Dickinson, CEO, Venture Communications; Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada; and, Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada. 

About Siobhan Robinson
RobinsonS 2014-010Siobhan Robinson is a Project Engineer with Kerr Wood Leidal Associates.  Her experience ranges from water and wastewater treatment projects through to civil site servicing and asset management.  She is passionate about empowering youth to pursue a career in engineering and has traveled extensively to present to students about career possibilities in engineering.  She also is a member of Science World's Scientists and Innovators in the Schools Program.  As the Vice-Chair of the BC Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) Young Professionals Committee and the Chair of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) Young Professionals Group Steering Committee, Siobhan works to facilitate professional development for young engineering professionals across British Columbia.

About the Women’s Executive Network (WXN)
Founded in 1997, WXN is Canada’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a Founding Member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada’s corporate boards.  More information on WXN and the awards is available at: www.wxnetwork.com or www.top100women.ca

About Kerr Wood Leidal Associates
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kerr Wood Leidal Associates is an award-winning, employee-owned, consulting engineering firm specializing in water infrastructure.  The firm embraces diversity and is dedicated to fostering the development of its employees by supporting their professional, leadership, and philanthropic pursuits. For more information on KWL, see: www.kwl.ca/.

Source: Kerr Wood Leidal | November 27, 2015

Mark S. Blamey, P.Eng., P.E., MBA
Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd.







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