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Alanna

My Advice

"Never let the fear of a job “lifestyle” stand in the way of pursuing your career aspirations. I know that a lot of women feel as though they need to choose between career success, having a family, or traveling and having an active social life. STEMS fields can give you the flexibility of a healthy work/life balance, as long as you stand up for what’s important to you. If you want a challenging and rewarding career, chase the dream and do it! "

Alanna Kroonenberg

Position: Technical Specialist, Production Engineering
Company: TRQSS
City: Windsor, Ontario, Canada


I decided that I wanted to be an engineer when I was in grade 9. I loved math and art, so an awesome teacher suggested pursuing engineering and design. I couldn’t think of anything more exciting and thrilling than real life problem solving. I turned my strengths into my career, and would recommend it to anyone!