Whitney Surgenor – Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS)

STEM Expert: Whitney Surgenor, P. Eng.

STEM Role model Whitney Surgenor

Civil engineer Whitney Surgenor will be joining CAGIS at Home for our live Paper Bridge Challenge and follow up video!

Whitney Surgenor is a Civil Engineer at Ainley Graham & Associates Limited (Ainley Group).  She attended Acadia University and Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. Prior to joining Ainley Group, she worked as a structural engineering summer student at Fulcrum Engineering in Alberta and as a research assistant at the BRE Center for Innovative Construction Material (BRE CICM) at the University of Bath in England, where she was involved in projects including hemp-lime construction, bamboo reinforced concrete, and straw bale module home (BaleHaus).

Her role at Ainley Group includes completing engineering and technical tasks on a variety of highway, drainage, and land development projects.  Her main focus is with highway design projects which involved a diverse team of managers, engineers, and technical staff to complete all aspects of the project including: highway, drainage, environmental, electrical, pavement, foundations, traffic, and bridge design.

She is also an elite road cyclist for a Canadian Cycling Trade Team based out of Hamilton Ontario.