Alumni Win WXN Top 100 Awards

Jeanette Southwood (8T6, MASc 8T8) and Siobhan Robinson (0T9) have won Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards presented by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Canada’s top female executives, as well as their organizations and networks.

Southwood is an award-winning engineer and Vice-President, Strategy and Partnerships at Engineers Canada. Before joining Engineers Canada in November 2015, she managed the Urban Development & Infrastructure and Global Sustainable Cities teams at Golder Associates, a firm of more than 8,000 employees around the world.

Robinson is a Project Engineer at Kerr Wood Leidal Associates. She has been involved in projects ranging from wastewater treatment to asset management. Robinson is passionate about empowering youth to pursue careers in engineering and is focused on providing young engineers opportunities to grow their careers.

Southwood and Robinson join a prestigious community of past Award Winners, including Canada’s most iconic women trailblazers: Margaret Atwood, best-selling author; Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut; Arlene Dickinson, chief executive officer, Venture Communications; Christine Magee, president, Sleep Country Canada; Michaëlle Jean, former Governor General of Canada; Heather Reisman, founder and chief executive officer, Indigo Books & Music; and, Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada.

The full list of WXN’s 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners can be found at

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