Reem Mahmoud

2023 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Engineering, MSc, Mechanical Engineering

American University in Cairo (BSc’23)

Giza, Egypt

Reem is studying mechanical engineering, an unusual choice for women in her hometown, at the American University in Cairo. She organizes campus-wide events for the student life office, oversees marketing for a charity club, and helps run weekly activities for children at local orphanages. Reem also served as the human resources executive of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers student chapter and, as an engineering intern and project leader at a manufacturing plant, worked with her team to reduce line stops and interventions. Her academic interests include aerospace mechatronics and drone technology, and she will pursue a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at McGill.