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Mel the Engineer interviews successful career women from a variety of industries. The show cultivates an atmosphere for advice, inspiration, and genuine career stories from women who have overcome odds and business barriers. We hope to empower women in their aspirations, whether that's climbing a corporate ladder or becoming an entrepreneur.

Mel the Engineer interviews successful career women from a variety of industries. The show cultivates an atmosphere for advice, inspiration, and genuine career stories from women who have overcome odds and business barriers. We hope to empower women in their aspirations, whether that's climbing a corporate ladder or becoming an entrepreneur.
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United States

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Mel the Engineer interviews successful career women from a variety of industries. The show cultivates an atmosphere for advice, inspiration, and genuine career stories from women who have overcome odds and business barriers. We hope to empower women in their aspirations, whether that's climbing a corporate ladder or becoming an entrepreneur.

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English


Episodes

EW Podcast Episode B13 EWiI Conference Organizers

9/8/2019
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Empowering Women in Industry Bonus Episode, Season 1, #13 The Empowering Women in Industry Conference organizers, Cieana Detloff, Rebecca Mechtensimer, and Bethany Womack, join Mel on this bonus episode to discuss what's coming in the conference agenda and what pieces they're looking forward to most. Links conference registration and detailsThe video Mel mentionedAfter the Glass Ceiling, a Glass Cliff Quotes "Change is messy. Change is not easy. And it can take time, but it's worth the...

Duration:00:45:17

Empowering Women Podcast: Tish Berge, General Manager of Sweetwater Authority

8/18/2019
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Episode 12 of the Empowering Women Podcast GUEST: Tish Berge, General Manager of Sweetwater Authority Tish Berge earned a B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College and an MBA with a focus in Finance from the University of California. She has over 25 years of experience in the environmental industry, from private chemical manufacturing, to consulting, to public service. Currently, Tish serves as General Manager for Sweetwater Authority, a water provider in California. Notable...

Duration:00:51:23

Empowering Women Podcast: Charli K. Matthews, Founding CEO of Empowering Brands

8/4/2019
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Episode 11 of the Empowering Women Podcast GUEST: Charli K. Matthews, Founding CEO of Empowering Brands Charli is the founder and CEO of Empowering brands, and under this umbrella she has Empowering Pumps and Empowering Women in Industry. Through this media and marketing company, Charli helps clients get the most out of their marketing investments and gets clients in front of larger and more diverse audiences focused on their specific areas of expertise. Empowering brands drives thought...

Duration:01:03:36

Empowering Women Podcast: Shereen Yusuff, Production Petroleum Engineer

7/21/2019
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Episode 10 of the Empowering Women Podcast GUEST: Shereen Yusuff, Production Petroleum Engineer Shereen has held positions in Project Management, Business Development and Customer Success through her 15 year career in Oil and Gas. Within oil and gas, she has worked on Production, Drilling and Reservoirs. This is unique experience in the context of oil and gas professionals because she has worked on both the service and operator side of the...

Duration:01:08:14

Empowering Women Podcast: Taralinda Willis, Co-Founder and CEO of Curate Solutions

7/7/2019
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Episode 9 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Taralinda Willis, Co-Founder & CEO of Curate Solutions Bio: Taralinda earned her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a focus on operations and project management. Taralinda has experience in large-scale public project management, overseeing the creation of a $94M multi-use facility for the state of Wisconsin, sales and account management at a performing arts venue, and customized client solutions as the owner of a consulting...

Duration:00:39:48

Empowering Women Podcast: Ingrid Lindberg, Founder and CEO of Chief Customer

6/16/2019
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Episode 8 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Ingrid Lindberg, Founder & CEO of Chief Customer Consulting Bio: Ingrid Lindberg is the founding owner of Chief Customer Consulting. She is the first person to hold the title of CXO, or Chief Customer Experience Officer. From the early age of 14, Ingrid began working full-time at a salon; she soon worked her way into retail, and then retail management at the age of 17. Leveraging her customer service experience, she took advantage of...

Duration:01:13:11

Empowering Women Podcast: Drena Howard, Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability Expert

6/2/2019
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Episode 6 of the Empowering Women Podcast GUEST: Drena Howard is a Senior Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability professional with 15 years of experience in retail, manufacturing and warehouse, spanning cosmetics, building system services, and aerospace. Drena holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from South Carolina State University, which is an important Historically black university, or HBCU. Drena also holds a Masters of Environmental Management and a Master of Public...

Duration:00:47:42

Empowering Women Podcast: Sepi Saidi, Engineer & Entrepreneur

5/19/2019
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Episode 6 of the Empowering Women Podcast GUEST: Sepi Saidi, Civil Engineer & Entrepreneur, Founding Owner of SEPI, Inc. Sepi Saidi is a visionary leader who founded SEPI Engineering & Construction in 2001 and has led the company to become a premier full service civil, environmental planning, and construction management engineering firm in the Southeast. The firm’s awards include Fast 50 firm by Triangle Business Journal, Zweig White Hot Firm List, Inc. 5000, and being ranked as a Top...

Duration:00:59:42

Empowering Women Podcast: Jackie Saling, Hazardous Waste Remediation Expert & Chemical Engineer

5/5/2019
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Episode 5 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Jackie Saling, Chemical Engineer and Remediation Community of Practice Leader at Arcadis Jackie Saling has over seventeen years of professional experience in the environmental consulting industry and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. At Arcadis, Ms. Saling is lead engineer for several large accounts where she develops technical project strategy, effectively communicates complex technical concepts to clients,...

Duration:01:06:36

Empowering Women Podcast: Christen Wood, Operations Administrator at the County of Summit Department of Sanitary Sewer Services

4/21/2019
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Episode 4 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Christen Wood, Wastewater Operator Christen is currently the Operations Administrator at the County of Summit Department of Sanitary Sewer Services. She has been working in the wastewater field since 2008, first at the City of Ashtabula wastewater laboratory, then in both laboratory and operations roles for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. Her education includes a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science from...

Duration:01:13:03

Empowering Women Podcast: Jenny Han, Director of Design Operations at Skender

4/4/2019
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Episode 3 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Jenny Han, Architect, Director of Design Operations at Skender Jenny Han is a licensed Architect based in Chicago. Her specialities include design of healthcare facilities. Ms. Han also has a special interest in the intersection of space and community. She shared her story of being the daughter of immigrants and what it was like to find her path at the intersection of art and science. QUOTES “It is important to me to lead, to not say “no”,...

Duration:01:19:03

Empowering Women Podcast: Renee Joseph, Global VP of Sales & Customer Enablement

4/4/2019
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Episode 2 of the Empowering Women Podcast Renee shared her career path. She started her career in the HVACR space without any technical training. She courageously shared her experience of leaving the workforce to become a caretaker for her terminally ill father, and her experience returning after some time away. Renee has exception, heart-felt advice for women working their way up in male-dominated career spaces. It's also obvious from her talk, that she has a deep passion for diversity,...

Duration:00:46:50

Empowering Women Podcast: Lynn Spivey, Director of Public Utilities

3/21/2019
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Episode 1 of the Empowering Women Podcast Guest: Lynn Spivey, Director of Utilities for the City of Plant City, Florida Lynn shared her career path. She started her early career working for the U.S. Airforce and working for a defense contractor in electronics. She went to school for Chemical Engineering and ended up in the municipal water and wastewater sector. Lynn has a wonderful perspective on navigating tricky career situations, and the Empowering Women team hopes you enjoy this first...

Duration:01:12:25

Introduction to the Empowering Women Podcast and Mel the Engineer

3/21/2019
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Mel the Engineer speaks solo on this episode to describe what the Empowering Women Podcast is all about. She also shares information on the Empowering Women in Industry Organization, and CollabSuite, a career support group for women working in male-dominated fields.

Duration:00:04:10