Meet Penny Morton, she joined the Koolmill Team shortly after graduating from the University of Glasgow having obtained a first-class honours degree in MEng Product Design Engineering.
At 23 her track record is truly impressive; Outgoing President of Glasgow University Female Engineering Society, EQUATE Scotland Student Champion, Internships in China, India, and Turkey, just a few of her many achievements. Last month, Penny was successful with both of her submissions to the International DesignSpark connect the community design challenge. This month Penny was accepted as a Mentor for the New York Academy of Sciences - 1000 girls, 1000 futures program.
Throughout her university experience, Penny has demonstrated her commitment to inspiring young women to follow her footsteps into a career in Engineering. As President of FemEng she led an equally committed team, developing a long-term project in Malawi. Working with local academics and schools reaching out to young women in rural communities, sharing their collective experiences to encourage young women to consider engineering, helping them make a positive impact.
Penny was awarded the prestigious GUES Medal 2020 after graduating with a masters in Product Design Engineering at Glasgow University and Glasgow School of Art. The Glasgow University Engineering Society (GUES) Medal and Prize is awarded to the First Class Honours Engineering graduate considered most likely to make a notable contribution to the engineering profession and to the well-being of their country. The Award is made on the recommendation of the heads of department of the James Watt School of Engineering.
“My drive is engineering a better future. I have been incredibly lucky to find a company that shares my passion of using innovative technologies to bring about positive and sustainable change. As a project engineer at Koolmill Systems, a world leader in delivering a modern sustainable approach to cereal milling, I am contributing to their vision of transforming a globally significant industry into one which has a sustainable future and can lift millions from poverty.”
Welcome to the Koolmill Team!