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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Lynette Kebirungi, Turbine Aerothermal Engineer at Rolls-Royce, about her academic background, love of physics, and career journey.
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Lynette Kebirungi is listed as one of the top 20 women working in data by Women in Data UK. She’s also Uganda’s second female Aerospace Engineer.
She earned her Masters of Science degree in Advanced Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College London and Bachelor’s of Engineering, Aerospace Engineering at the University of Liverpool.
She was born and raised in Kampala City, Uganda in eastern Africa. Her research and interests are focused on the field of fluid/aero dynamics and currently working as a Turbine Aerothermal Engineer at Rolls Royce.
She also serves as the chair of the African Caribbean Professional Network that champions diversity and helps create a more inclusive environment at Rolls Royce. She also volunteers for the International Christian Churches as an administrator on the leadership team of the Birmingham branch. She is passionate about empowering young people to have access to great education, improving health care and poverty alleviation. Learn more about her background and award from Women in Data UK.