At the 2016 ACEC-MB Annual Awards of Excellence, Lin Watt was awarded with the Rising Star Award. The award “recognizes exceptional achievements in the early years of a person’s career” and “celebrates a young individual who has demonstrated excellence in business practices, outstanding achievements in their applicable fields, leadership in the community and the active participation in the ACEC-Manitoba Association”.
Lin is a chemical engineer-in-training and project management professional with five years’ experience. She specializes working with rural municipalities to develop long-term plans for their drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Lin was the ACEC-MB Young Professionals Committee chair and is a representative on the national ACEC Canada Young Professionals Network.