Inspire Her to Change the World
I’m a mom. I’m an engineer. And I’d like to think I’m the mother of two future engineers.
You see, I know a secret. An engineering degree is the proverbial golden ticket. When you graduate with one, you don’t look for jobs, jobs look for you. That’s my experience and it’s exactly what I want for my daughters.
I’m not going to lie, engineering school isn’t easy. It’s hard. In fact, I was ready to quit it during my junior year in college. Thankfully, with the help of a “welcome to the real world” ultimatum, my parents persuaded me to see it out. And I’m so glad I did.
After graduating, I fell head-first into many exciting high-tech companies, which all helped prepare me for my current role with AT&T. At each company, I learned new skills and managed through experiences that helped me become a leader and strategic thinker. I firmly believe that some of my work has helped change the world … and that’s pretty darn cool.
That’s why I’m committed to inspiring more girls to experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). You can bet that the two girls under my roof get a daily dose of STEM inspiration. It’s easy for me to do it. It’s my life. It’s my passion.
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