Monthly Archives: January 2016




Today I had lunch with a freshman at a major university who is considering changing majors from Engineering.  Her concern was not that the course load was too difficult. She graduated from one of the most competitive high schools in the state.  Her concern was not that she was one of […]

Why Pursue a Bachelor of Engineering Degree?



During my first pregnancy, I dreamt of what motherhood would look like.  I had many great examples growing up, from my own mother, to my many aunts, and both of my grandmothers.  I dreamt of afternoons in the park with picnic lunches and hours of playing on the swings.  I thought […]

Motherhood Misconceptions


My last job as an engineer was as a project engineer working on million dollar equipment with 4 year time lines.  After equipment design was complete, I also led the manufacturing of the equipment at the shop.  I also made sure I was available during construction and start up of […]

Motherhood Mantras