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Entrepreneurs and Depression

My heart breaks today. This year has seen the loss of Scott Hutchison, singer/songwriter of Frightened Rabbit; Kate Spade, fashion designer; and now Anthony Bourdain, chef and travel host. Each one of them were successful and recognized in their respective fields,… Continue Reading →

Top 5 Tips From a Current Woman in STEM

Top 5 tips for females entering STEM careers While everyone at every stage of their career should never stop learning, young female engineers should focus on a few basics during their first few years after graduation that will benefit them… Continue Reading →

You Know You’re A Female, Right?

“You know you’re a female, right?” I’m currently writing a series of articles about starting my own business. This is about one of the conversations I had with a mentor. A conversation with a mentor. That question, coming from a… Continue Reading →

3 ESSENTIALS TO TURN GIRLS ONTO STEM

Valuable insights Stephanie Espy, author of STEM Gems, talks about several ways to interest girls in STEM at an early age. (This article originally appeared at women2.com.) The benefits of early exposure to foreign languages, music, travel, and sports on a… Continue Reading →

Nightmare Interview Into Opportunity

Turning a nightmare interview into a great opportunity. Is a nightmare interview the worst thing ever, or is it an avenue for opportunity? If you are career-minded, it may seem like an uphill battle to find success on a sustainable… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions for Engineers

New Year’s Resolutions for Engineers (and anyone!) (This article comes to us from Katherine at One STEM For All.) It’s a new year, which for many people means making resolutions.  A lot of those resolutions are abandoned by the time… Continue Reading →

Build the Plane as You Are Going Down The Runway

Taking Flight! Recently, I resigned from my position as director of engineering for a global company. Several people thought I was crazy because I decided to open my own engineering firm. However, I have been encouraged and helped by some… Continue Reading →

Appear as an Authority at the Office

Taking Control of the Meeting Space Recently a conversation took place at a round table conference I attended where the topic of discussion was how to appear as an authority in the office. I was later asked by a young… Continue Reading →

Free Falling Into Entrepreneurship

A brand new start! I’m running off the cliff, pulling the cord, and free falling into entrepreneurship. I’m exhilarated, thrilled, and frightened to death. I can only pray that I hit the ground with my feet under me. I’ve made… Continue Reading →

Advice for New Engineers

Advice for the next generation of engineers I’m passionate about helping young engineers, especially women, navigate their career path. I do this several different ways: mentoring, hiring interns and co-ops, and blogging. I’m often asked, “What is most important thing… Continue Reading →

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