Jeanette Southwood receives prestigious citizenship award

A ChemE alumna has been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with an Ontario Professional Engineers Award. Jeanette Southwood (ChemE 8T6, MASc 8T8) received the Citizenship Award, for an engineer who has made significant volunteer contributions to the community. 

An award-winning engineer and leader, Southwood is Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at Engineers Canada, the national organization of the 12 engineering regulators that license Canada’s 300,000+ members of the engineering profession. Prior to joining Engineers Canada, Southwood led the Canadian Urban Development & Infrastructure Sector and the Global Sustainable Cities teams at international consulting firm Golder Associates, where she was the first Black woman to be appointed to the senior leadership position of Principal globally.

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