Helen Jiang

Giving Back Working Group Lead
Helen Jiang

Degree: Management Engineering BASc 2013, MASc 2015 
LinkedIn: Helen Jiang

What are you doing now and how does your engineering education from Waterloo help with your life today?
I am a product management leader; Waterloo’s education has given me opportunities to explore different career paths, prepared me to learn and adapt fast through challenging times, and introduced me to many friends and families.

Why did you decide to be a part of REAC?
I wanted to give back, improve the alumni experience, and build a better long-term UWaterloo community.

What is a favourite piece of advice or quote that you would be interested in sharing?
Don’t forget to breathe!

What was your favourite place to eat at in Waterloo?
Pork bone soup at the Korean place.

What are your plans for the near future?
Take a diving vacation.

Finally, do you have any fun and/or interesting media recommendations? Could be a book, song, movie, documentary, videogame, etc.
In terms of books, I can recommend The Midnight Library, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty and Project Hail Mary