Industry Spotlight Series: Shiksha Rai (MechE 1T3) – Project Manager at UHN

Thursday, October 24, 2019

MC 331
5 King's College Road

This event is part of the Industry Spotlight Series and is open to all MIE students. Registration is required as a pizza lunch will be served.


Shiksha Rai (MechE 1T3 + PEY) has used her engineering background to build a career in the healthcare system. She is currently a project manager at the University Health Network (UHN), responsible for saving the hospital millions annually. Prior to UHN, she was in the pharmaceutical industry working to streamline drug manufacturing processes to be compliant with international regulations. Shiksha is passionate about the impact of engineering on healthcare and is a co-developer of a low cost sleep apnea device.  Join her to hear how the healthcare industry is changing, and how you can apply your own engineering toolkit to help ensure a sustainable healthcare system.




Shiksha Rai is a Project Manager currently working at University Health Network (UHN). She has her Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt credentials. Her previous work experience includes Bombardier Aerospace, UPS Supply Chain Solutions and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). She has her BASc in Mechanical Engineering from UofT (1T3 + PEY) and is working towards a graduate degree from Stanford in Management Science and Engineering.  Outside of work, she is a Zumba dance instructor at numerous GTA locations.



Registrations are closed for this event.

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