An Introverted Engineer

Ok so here is the thing, I am an introvert. Yes, even as I am typing this to be published on a public website, or even though I have spoken in front of more than 700 people, I am still the biggest introvert. As ingenieras, there is that big stereotype that engineers are introverts. Sadly,Continue reading “An Introverted Engineer”

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.”

Let’s get hands on!

Today, lets talk about getting our hands dirty. If there is one thing that makes my job interesting, is being able to take a break from my desk and see how we manufacture our products. Sometimes, I just watch. Sometimes, I try to help where I can. I have been slowly learning how to use some of the machines at work. This exposure really comes in handy when we get defects so that I can relate it back to something I might have seen.

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”

Don’t be afraid of not knowing

Being a 100% honest, when I picked engineering as a career, I was not too sure of what I exactly I would be doing once I graduated. I had no emphasis and did not know what areas interested me. Many other students had it very clear. They wanted to work for a specific company, orContinue reading “Don’t be afraid of not knowing”