Born to Engineer – Mimi Isabella Nwosu on Engineering Myths

We are delighted to share the first in a brand new series of Born to Engineer video

This week the ERA released the first video in a new Born to Engineer series. The new series explores a new format of videos aimed at building on the success of the first series.

Our popular outreach videos aim to look at, and talking about, the realities of modern Engineering careers in order to encourage more students to think about STEM careers when chosing GCSE, A-Level and University courses.

In ‘Engineering Myths’ Civil Engineer Mimi Isabella Nwosu asks can engineers fix everything? Do you have to be a genius to become an engineer? Are all engineers boring white guys?

Mimi Isabella is a Assistant Materials Engineer at Sir Robert McAlpine where works in the quality department looking at concrete production and quality on the building projects.

She completed her degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Portsmouth in 2018 and after taking her placement year she knew that she wanted to work in the varied and challenging field of construction. Mimi-Isabella was nominated as one of the ‘Top 500 most inspiring and influential people in the UK’s construction industry’ at The London Build Expo 2019 and was also awarded the role of a ‘Diversity in Construction ambassador’.

Editors Notes

‘Born to Engineer – Mimi Isabella Nwosu Engineering Myths’ is part of the “Born to Engineer” series of films produced for the ERA Foundation by Duck Rabbit as part of a campaign to attract young people into engineering education and careers.

These videos have been produced by creative video producers duckrabbit, under the sponsorship of the ERA Foundation.