Meet Us

Dr. Sheryl Staub-French

WiE Faculty Advisor

Dr. Staub-French is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering.  She received her BS in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University and her MS and PhD from Stanford University. She has over 15 years of consulting and research experience studying the technological and organizational issues of Building Information Modeling (BIM) implementation.  She is actively engaged with industry to advance BIM adoption, currently serving as a member of the Education and Research Committee of the Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) and the Technical Advisory Committee for the Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC). She is also the inaugural holder of the Goldcorp Professorship for Women in Engineering and Director of the eng•cite program, which develops and delivers a targeted recruitment strategy for UBC Engineering that aims to increase the number of women enrolled in its programs to 50% by 2020.



Dolma Tsundu

WiE Program Coordinator

Dolma is a third-year Integrated Engineering student pursuing a multidisciplinary biomedical specialization. She is driven to help WiE redouble its efforts in promoting a welcoming and equitable environment for women and other underrepresented groups in engineering. With a love for working with youth and helping others to harness their full potential, Dolma served as WiE’s Outreach Committee Chair last year and mentors with eng•cite. As an advocate for diversity and inclusion in all areas of her life, Dolma is also dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with disabilities and strives to do so through her work assisting with research at GF Strong Rehabilitation Research Lab and coaching rhythmic gymnastics for Special Olympics British Columbia.



Ena Stanic

WiE Program Coordinator
Ena is a third-year Mechanical Engineering student specializing in Thermofluids. As a previous member of WiE’s Community Building Committee, Ena had realized her passion to promote equity in the workplace,  to empower and inspire women and other minorities to push for equity, and to build their confidence and prospects as future engineers. Ena is driven to mentor and to encourage the technical interests of females around her, especially within younger generations, and is committed to supporting Eric Hamber Secondary School’s Girls in STEM Club and their endeavors.