Queengineers Issue 1 | Page 19

Describe your job.

I work as a Pre-sales Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems. My job is explaining and demonstrating how products work to potential customers to enable them to understand how our products can solve their challenges.

What problem does your job help to solve? How does your job make the world a better place?

My job enables and makes living, learning, working and playing safer and more fun. I enable sales of essential solutions such as internet solutions, communication systems and security systems among others.

Why did you choose a career in Engineering? What was your greatest influence in making the decision?

It’s funny you ask. I didn't know what I wanted to become. I just found a course that was demanding enough to keep me on my toes for 6 years; yes, that's right -6!

What are you passionate about?

I am passionate about a lot of things but I'l pick two for now: The economic empowerment of women and everything computers.

What would you enjoy doing even if you were not paid to do it?

I would enjoy building solutions to problems facing women especially those that can be solved with minimal funds.

State some of your hobbies.

I enjoy outdoor sports.

What advice would you give your 16 year old self?

Dream it then wake up and go get it.

What would you like to be remembered for?

A positive outlook on life. Impossible is not a word. Instead, think “I'm Possible”.