Shaping the World

Read on to discover how Marie-Claude got started in STEM, where she picked up a passion for gender balance, and what would be her words of wisdom for aspiring female engineers.


When building teams, it’s important to include people from different backgrounds, because diversity in team members’ thinking will bring about innovative solutions and will avoid blind spots. At WSP, we always look at complex challenges from different angles, but to deliver holistic, forward-thinking solutions, we need to hire and equally develop diverse groups of engineers.
A career is not a ladder, it’s a subway map. We need to nurture diversity from within our organization, giving everyone the opportunities that they deserve. This may take them to a higher position or even a different team within the organization.