Welcome to Season 4 Episode 21
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Going through school, Alex was good at science and maths, but didn’t know what to do with it.
Then in her senior high school years she went on an excursion which visited a few different Australian universities. And while at the University of Wollongong her class was taken to the environmental engineering department and shown a solar powered water purification system being created for a developing country.
And in that moment, she knew…..
basically then and there I decided that I was going to be an engineer
Extra discussions during the episode
Future: Alex is excited by the future of engineering
In terms of gender diversity, I am hopeful and positive that there will be a change
Advice: It is daunting to start, but don’t be deterred
never stop asking questions and never stop learning
Finds all engineering admirable
I am impressed by all the processes and different people working together to make these things happen
Engineers that do more than just their day job.. people like Dom!
someone that does that little bit more
About Alexandra Radulovich
Alexandra is a Chartered Geotechnical Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the ANU and a Master’s degree in Engineering science, majoring in geotechnical engineering, from the UNSW.
She has 9 years’ experience working with Douglas Partners Pty Ltd (DP) where she is a Project Manager, an Associate of the company and the Geotechnical Section Manager of the Canberra Branch.
Alex is passionate about providing a high level of service to her clients, improving gender diversity in engineering, encouraging young engineers to understand their role in society, becoming chartered and giving back to the community.
And in 2020 she was awarded as Canberra’s Young Engineer of the Year.
If this is a topic you would like to hear more on, have a listen to Lucy Griffith as she discusses her thoughts.
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