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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 →

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 →

Inspiration From My Family

Find Inspiration Everywhere… My grandmother “Nana” is turning 90 this year. That is a huge accomplishment! As I reflect on her life, I realize just how important she is to who I became. My grandmother faced multiple personal challenges in… Continue Reading →

Revisiting work-life balance

Normal work-life balance is a thing of the past Work-life balance is gone. Instead, companies should help employees with work–life integration. This means you take your personal life with you to work, and you take your work home with you to your… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to a STEM Girl

Encouragement from someone who’s been there My daughter decided early on to commit to being successful in a STEM related career.  I told her it would not be easy,  and that did not deter her resolve one bit! She’s kind… Continue Reading →

Document Everything

Document, document, document I cannot tell you how many times I have said, “If you do not document it, it never happened.” This is not to say that your word should not carry weight. You should always be honest and have… Continue Reading →

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