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CELEBRATING ENGINEERS WEEK, PART 4: A Q&A WITH ANGELA DIAZ

To celebrate Engineers Week 2015 and the many ways in which engineering touches our daily lives, we reached out to several exceptional women engineers to learn about their paths to engineering, their roles as mentors, and their advice for students aspiring to STEM careers. Today, we hear from Angela Diaz, Mobility and Video Operations Manager for Northrop Grumman Enterprise Shared Services. The following has been edited and condensed for clarity. What does a typical work day look like for you? A typical day involves working with customers to further define the issues they are encountering ...

CELEBRATING ENGINEERS WEEK, PART 3: A Q&A WITH ZOE BARINAGA

To celebrate Engineers Week 2015 and the many ways in which engineering touches our daily lives, we reached out to several exceptional women engineers to learn about their paths to engineering, their roles as mentors, and their advice for students aspiring to STEM careers. Today, we hear from Zoe Barinaga, Global Polypropylene Marketing Manager with ExxonMobil Chemical Company. The following has been edited and condensed for clarity. How did you get started on the path to being an engineer? Growing up, there weren’t a whole lot of engineers in my family, but my mom ...

CELEBRATING ENGINEERS WEEK, PART 2: A Q&A WITH CECELIA SMITH

To celebrate Engineers Week 2015 and the many ways in which engineering touches our daily lives, we reached out to several exceptional women engineers to learn about their paths to engineering, their roles as mentors, and their advice for students aspiring to STEM careers. Today, we hear from Cecelia Smith, Vice President and General Manager of the Mixed Signal Automotive Business Unit at Texas Instruments.   The following has been edited and condensed for clarity. Tell us about your path to becoming an engineer. Growing up, I had a passion for science, but ...

Celebrating Engineers Week, Part 1: A Q&A with Katrina Rothrock

To celebrate Engineers Week 2015 and the many ways in which engineering touches our daily lives, we reached out to several exceptional women engineers to learn about their paths to engineering, their roles as mentors, and their advice for students aspiring to STEM careers. Today, we hear from Katrina Rothrock, a UKanTeach Master Teacher at the University of Kansas who started her career as an architectural engineer.   The following has been edited and condensed for clarity.   What inspired your early career path as an engineer? I have always loved math, building things, and doing ...

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