Dr. Teresa Hattingh is passionate about industrial engineering. She believes that every industrial engineer has the power to change the world and the responsibility to really make a difference. She spends most of her energy on her undergraduate and postgraduate students exploring exciting ways to introduce industrial engineering to every aspect of society. She is actively involved in engineering education research and is the African representative on the Research in Engineering Education (REEN) board. She is currently working as an academic at North West University.