Lidija Dumbaloska

Professional Head Electrical Engineering, Sydney Trains


Always set stretch targets for yourself.

What do you do?

I lead an engineering team.

Why did you choose this field?

Engineers are constantly changing the world with innovations. I always wanted to leave a legacy in this world. I also had a great role model, a grandmother who was a science teacher.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

Deliver many complex projects and being appointed to the Professional Head role, the firat woman Professional Head in NSW rail.

Why do you love working in STEM?

I am passionate about solving complex technical problems.

Best advice for next generation?

Work consistently hard and always set stretch targets for yourself.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.”

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