Jun 22, 2021 by Softvision Team

Engineering Heroes: Deverammya Thirunavukkarasu

A London Cognizant agile delivery lead shares her #EngineeringHeroes superpowers

June 23rd is recognized globally as International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). For the second consecutive year, we’re celebrating virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. To salute our women #EngineeringHeroes and their ability to shape and support the world around them through their work and passions, we’re highlighting Softvisioners from around the globe and tapping into their brilliant minds with a fun get-to-know-you questionnaire. 

Deverammya Thirunavukkarasu, a Cognizant agile delivery lead from London, UK, unlocks her engineering superpowers and shows us the interests that best represent her—engineering and enjoying her outside-of-work passions. Let’s get to know her!

  • What is your engineering origin story? How did you discover that engineering was your calling?

– I wanted to be a professional like my father – becoming a doctor was my choice, but engineering chose me!

  • Nintendo or Sega?

– Nintendo.

  • What would you consider your engineering-related superpower? What skill do you have that makes you stand out from the crowd?

– Multitasking and the ability to get things done quickly.

  • Apple or Microsoft?

– Apple.

  • If you could have a comic book-inspired superpower, what would it be?

– Ability to teleport.

  • What excites you about your chosen career?

– Being agile.

  • Would you rather fly or be invisible?

– Fly!

  • What’s your biggest passion outside of work?

– My son.

  • Beach or Mountains?

– Mountains.

  • What piece of advice would you give to girls interested in STEM?

– You are good enough and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!