Janica Echavez

2014
Schulich Leader

University of Calgary
Engineering
Program

High School: Father Lacombe High School

Nominated by Susan Witwicki

Calgary, AB

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?

Engineering

What is your favourite inspirational quote? 

"Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation." - Aristotle

What is a little known fact about you?

I really love arts and design! I do typography and sketch in my free time.

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader? 

I am endlessly curious and passionate about learning. Encountering innovative ideas inspires me to challenge myself and think differently. 

I see myself as a great Schulich Leader because of my interest to merge creativity with knowledge and technology in order to have a positive impact in the community. This, coupled with my persistence to execute vision, will help me to become an engineer who is capable of addressing issues of local and global concerns.