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Celebrating two diverse journeys to Fellowship

21/10/2020
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Dr Janet Wilson and Dr Quoc Do have been formally recognised as Fellows of Engineers Australia.

Dr Janet Wilson and Dr Quoc Do have been formally recognised as Fellows of Engineers Australia. Speaking at the presentation in the company’s Adelaide office, Jonathan Armstrong, Director - Australian Business, said:

“Janet and Quoc are professional role models and their individual journeys to Fellowship are inspiring. As Fellows of Engineers Australia, they are both amongst the true leaders of the industry and profession, underpinned by their exceptional skills, experience and integrity.

“I know I speak for the whole company in congratulating them both”

Celebrating two diverse journeys to Fellowship

Janet and Quoc shared their journeys to Fellowship with Jonathan. Below, you can read their unique stories.

Janet’s journey to Fellowship includes overcoming gender bias to rise to the highest levels of the engineering profession. That deserves respect and is part of what makes her a great role model. She has also helped shape the profession by bringing advances in technology into mainstream engineering.

Jonathan Armstrong, Director - Australian Business

Quoc’s early story is both challenging and deeply personal. A refugee from Vietnam, he arrived in Australia aged 12, having missed most of his primary years schooling and with little English. Australia welcomed Quoc with open arms and he embraced the opportunities it offered.

Jonathan Armstrong, Director - Australian Business

Celebrating two diverse journeys to Fellowship: image gallery

Dr Janet Wilson receives her certificate from Lauran Huefner, General Manager of Engineers Australia
Dr Quoc Do receives his certificate from Lauran Huefner, General Manager of Engineers Australia
Dr Quoc Do
Dr Janet Wilson
Dr Janet Wilson, Jonathan Armstrong and Dr Quoc Do
Jonathan Armstrong, Dr Quoc Do and Dr Janet Wilson
Dr Quoc Do
Dr Janet Wilson

Dr Janet Wilson

"Janet’s journey to Fellowship includes overcoming gender bias to rise to the highest levels of the engineering profession. That deserves respect and is part of what makes her a great role model. She has also helped shape the profession by bringing advances in technology into mainstream engineering.”

Jonathan Armstrong, Director - Australian Business

Read Janet's journey to Fellowship

Dr Quoc Do

“Quoc’s early story is both challenging and deeply personal. A refugee from Vietnam, he arrived in Australia aged 12, having missed most of his primary years schooling and with little English. Australia welcomed Quoc with open arms and he embraced the opportunities it offered.”

Jonathan Armstrong, Director - Australian Business

Read Quoc's journey to Fellowship