Susie O’Brien

2017, Engineering

School & Degree:

University of Ottawa, Engineering

High School/Cegep:

Corner Brook Regional High

City & Province:

Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Nominated by:

Lori Chynn

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?

Chemical Engineering


What is your favourite inspirational quote?


 “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”-Maya Angelou


What is a little known fact about you?


I love the outdoors. I love the sense of serenity and completeness I feel when I’m hiking, canoeing, and exploring.


Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?


“I am hardworking and passionate. When I face a challenge or set a goal I focus all my energy into finding a solution or achieving the goal. My determination to make a difference as well as my desire to genuinely connect with and understand others is the fuel behind everything I do. I believe passion and a positive attitude are essential in order to engage and inspire others to be involved in a cause.