Meghana Vaupadas: Edmonton Riverbend

Meghana Vaupadas: Edmonton Riverbend

Meghana Valupadas is a fifth year Civil Engineering Co-op student at the University of Alberta, the Vice-Chair of the Women's Advocacy Voice Committee of Edmonton, and the President/Co-Creator of Diversity in Engineering, an organization that advocates for and supports traditionally underrepresented groups in Engineering and STEM at the University of Alberta. She is also a mentor with the University of Alberta Engineering FEM program, which encourages and guides female high school students who are entering into engineering. She served for many years as a member of the City of Edmonton Youth Council and a mental health speaker with Jack.org. She was born and raised in Edmonton, and has always been passionate about encouraging dialogue, sparking change, and creating grassroots movements.