Customizable Engineering

My engineering life has been pretty unique this past few weeks. While my official work title is Manufacturing Engineer, my education was mainly Mechanical Engineering. I was lucky to find a job that lets me do both. My responsibilities as a Mfg. Eng. are to analyze new potential products and define whether they are feasibleContinue reading “Customizable Engineering”

Not validating yourself.

When I picked engineering, I wasn’t sure if I could make it. The thought of not being smart enough governed my mind for about 80% of my 5 years in school. I should have believed in myself a little more. After all, I graduated. I finally had made it. Today, I proudly say I amContinue reading “Not validating yourself.”

Powerful Women Empower Other Women

 ENGLISH I recently got asked this question: What did you feel like you needed as a woman of color in the STEM fields? My answer was that I needed a friend. I needed a fellow female engineer student. I was not the only female engineer in my classes, but no one ever seemed interested inContinue reading “Powerful Women Empower Other Women”

The Limit Does Not Exist

ENGLISH I just had to do this. While it is the cheesiest title, it is appropriate. While I am very supportive of spreading the interest in STEM, I don’t believe that raising awareness of STEM careers or creating STEM focused events is the only way to get young female students interested. We can’t make studentsContinue reading “The Limit Does Not Exist”

Why Engineering?

When I was younger, I never really knew what I wanted my career to be. When people would ask me what I wanted to be, I never had a solid answer. You would think that I would have said: “A princess!” or “A doctor!” at some point. But truly, I never actually knew. I wasContinue reading “Why Engineering?”

Basic Q&A

This past month, I was asked to be a guest speaker at the First Annual Conference hosted by The Sideline Project: “A Latinx Experience: Rompiendo Barreras”. This event focused on reaching out to Latinx students and providing them with information and guidance in multiple areas such as scholarships, College 101, emotional support, etc. I personallyContinue reading “Basic Q&A”