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Women have been a minority in the engineering field for years, which has made it harder for them to grow their careers. The Women in Engineering Podcast (WIE) is a vital resource for women in engineering, offering inspiration, knowledge, and how to career advice. Hosted by Mechanical Engineer Tiffani Teachey, the show features interviews with successful female engineers who are looking to help the next generation of female engineers succeed. This podcast is a go-to destination for female engineers at all stages of their journey.

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Women have been a minority in the engineering field for years, which has made it harder for them to grow their careers. The Women in Engineering Podcast (WIE) is a vital resource for women in engineering, offering inspiration, knowledge, and how to career advice. Hosted by Mechanical Engineer Tiffani Teachey, the show features interviews with successful female engineers who are looking to help the next generation of female engineers succeed. This podcast is a go-to destination for female engineers at all stages of their journey.

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English


Episodes
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WIE 022: The Successful Career-Boosting Effects of the PMP Certification

7/16/2024
In this episode, I talk with Tamara McLemore, PMP, PMI-ACP, Project Manager Professional (PMP) exam instructor, about how the PMP certification can transform your career. We debunk some common myths about the PMP certification and explore accelerated strategies to help you achieve it quicker. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering […] The post WIE 022: The Successful Career-Boosting Effects of the PMP Certification appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:24:29

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WIE 021: Navigating Offshore Wind Energy Development in the U.S.

7/2/2024
In this episode, I talk with Tershara Matthews, senior vice president and National Offshore Wind Policy lead at WSP USA. We discuss the fast-growing field of offshore wind energy in the U.S. and explore ways to improve the country’s offshore wind capabilities. Tershara also shares her experiences as a woman in engineering and energy policy, […] The post WIE 021: Navigating Offshore Wind Energy Development in the U.S. appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:18:50

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WIE 020: The Best Strategies to Promote Diversity in Engineering

6/19/2024
In this episode, I talk with Kimberly Hardy, Esq., senior vice president for diversity, inclusion, and compliance at McKissack, about strategies to promote diversity and inclusion in engineering and construction. She shares her journey, challenges, and how regulatory changes impact diversity efforts. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here […] The post WIE 020: The Best Strategies to Promote Diversity in Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:22:52

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WIE 019: How to Cultivate Cultural Intelligence in Devoted Engineering Teams

6/4/2024
In this episode, I talk with Loren Rosario-Maldonado, PCC, an executive coach at Torch, CQ Fellow at the Cultural Intelligence Center, and Chief People Scientist at Cultura, Inc. We discuss how cultural intelligence can transform engineering teams, effective ways to improve organizational culture, and the importance of self-care for successful leadership. ***The video version of […] The post WIE 019: How to Cultivate Cultural Intelligence in Devoted Engineering Teams appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:30:02

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WIE 018: Revolutionizing Engineering With AI Integration

5/21/2024
In this episode, I talk with Cassandra “Cassie” Shum, VP of field engineering at RelationalAI, about engineering challenges, the future of AI integration, and its broader applications. Cassie also shares her career journey and emphasizes the importance of mentorship. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of […] The post WIE 018: Revolutionizing Engineering With AI Integration appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:21:56

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WIE 017: Career Paths for Opportunities and Growth in Construction Tech

5/7/2024
In this episode, I talk with Erin Khan, a leader in construction technology, about how construction tech has evolved and what’s ahead. Erin also shares her journey, career paths in construction tech, challenges for women, and advice for engineers entering the field or starting ventures. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** […] The post WIE 017: Career Paths for Opportunities and Growth in Construction Tech appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:24:27

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WIE 016: How to Boost Emotional Intelligence for Engineers in the Workplace

4/23/2024
In this episode, we talk with Karine Leblanc, vice president of Sales at iAIRE, LLC, and a renowned speaker, trainer, coach, and author, about the critical role of emotional intelligence (EQ) in engineering and why it matters. Karine provides practical strategies and tips for engineers to help enhance their EQ. ***The video version of this […] The post WIE 016: How to Boost Emotional Intelligence for Engineers in the Workplace appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:29:01

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WIE 015: Unique Opportunities for Engineers in the Water Industry

4/9/2024
In this episode, I talk with L’Oreal Stepney, P.E., a distinguished board member of the Texas Water Development Board, about unique opportunities for engineers in the public sector, particularly in the water industry. We also talk about how an engineering background can be beneficial to board membership, and explore her journey transitioning to the Office […] The post WIE 015: Unique Opportunities for Engineers in the Water Industry appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:19:38

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WIE 014: Tips for Aspiring Female Engineers in the Energy Sector

3/26/2024
In this episode, I talk with Marsaynee Attia, DPAC Reliability Engineer at Duke Energy Corporation, about the importance of seeking mentors and sponsors, communicating assertively, and staying up to date with industry trends. She also talks about the challenges she has faced as a woman in a male-dominated field and encourages women to be confident […] The post WIE 014: Tips for Aspiring Female Engineers in the Energy Sector appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:25:39

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WIE 013: Navigating Careers & Fostering Innovation in the Engineering World

3/12/2024
In this episode, I talk with Cristi A. Haygood, D.Eng., CEO of Alyse Engineering Innovations, about the art of creating real value in engineering, the dynamics of high-performing teams, and the intricate balance between fostering innovation and practicality. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the […] The post WIE 013: Navigating Careers & Fostering Innovation in the Engineering World appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:28:38

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WIE 012: Exploring Impactful Engineering Roles (Beyond Traditional STEM Careers)

2/27/2024
In this episode, I talk with Katherine Fath Despinoy, P.E., PMP, Sarah Zarzecki, P.E., PMP, and Melissa Edsill Tiedemann, AICP, about a range of topics, including challenges faced by women in engineering roles, the importance of mentors, the role of professional societies, and the evolution of leadership styles. ***The video version of this episode can […] The post WIE 012: Exploring Impactful Engineering Roles (Beyond Traditional STEM Careers) appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:29:03

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WIE 011: Unconventional Pathways to Triumph in Diversity and STEM

2/13/2024
In this episode, I talk with Jamelle H. Ellis, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Empowerment Strategies, LLC and senior scientist at Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP), about the vital role of diversity and inclusion in STEM and the unconventional pathways to success in science and engineering. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed […] The post WIE 011: Unconventional Pathways to Triumph in Diversity and STEM appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:32:22

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WIE 010: Achieving Aviation Sustainability with Design, Technology, and Collaboration

1/30/2024
In this episode, I talk with Indhira Figuereo, Senior Vice President and National Aviation Market Leader at WSP USA, about her journey in civil engineering, focusing on aviation. She talks about managing busy aviation spaces and balancing technical work with customer service and business development, and emphasizes the need for aviation sustainability in infrastructure projects […] The post WIE 010: Achieving Aviation Sustainability with Design, Technology, and Collaboration appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:28:47

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WIE 009: Building Bridges, Not Barriers: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering

1/16/2024
In this episode, I talk with Palisha Sthapit, EIT, technical resource engineer at Rinker Materials, about her experiences as a young woman of color in the engineering industry, covering her role as a technical resource engineer and the challenges and growth opportunities faced in a male-dominated field. We delve into her insights on promoting diversity […] The post WIE 009: Building Bridges, Not Barriers: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:25:03

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WIE 008: Bridging the Sponsorship Gap for Women in Construction: From Protege to Powerhouse

1/2/2024
In this episode, I talk with Andrea Janzen, founder, and CEO at Ambition Theory, about the results of her 2023 Building Better: Women in Construction report, developed in collaboration with the National Center for Construction Education and Research. We also talk about the difference between mentorship and sponsorship, and address the sponsorship disparity faced by […] The post WIE 008: Bridging the Sponsorship Gap for Women in Construction: From Protege to Powerhouse appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:36:31

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WIE 007: The Impact of Nonprofits in Shaping the Future of Science and Technology

12/12/2023
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Kari L. Jordan, Ph.D., executive director at The Carpentries, about her transition from engineering to leading a nonprofit firm, and how nonprofits are shaping the future of science and technology. We also delve into the importance of equity and inclusion in STEM. ***The video version of this episode […] The post WIE 007: The Impact of Nonprofits in Shaping the Future of Science and Technology appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:27:39

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WIE 006: Embracing Challenges and Shaping the Future as Women in Engineering

11/28/2023
In this episode, I talk with Lisa A. DiGerolamo, P.E., a Senior Vice President at Paulus Sokolowski and Sartor, LLC (PS&S), who is known for her outstanding expertise in civil engineering and land development, about her incredible journey navigating the landscape of engineering as a woman, embracing challenges with resilience and wisdom. Engineering Quotes: Here […] The post WIE 006: Embracing Challenges and Shaping the Future as Women in Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:23:21

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WIE 005: The Importance of Recognition for Women in Engineering

11/14/2023
In this episode, I talk with Mariah Schroeder, P.E., a senior process engineer at Burns & McDonnell, about her experiences in a predominantly male industry, communication dynamics in STEM, engaging with students, mentorship, and the importance of recognition for women in engineering communities. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: […] The post WIE 005: The Importance of Recognition for Women in Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:29:44

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WIE 004: Overcoming Adversity to Become a Successful Engineer

10/31/2023
In this episode, I talk with Jamiyah Castleberry, a product systems validation engineer at Cummins Inc., about overcoming adversity, her contributions to diversity and inclusion as well as her volunteer work. She also provides some great advice for organizations looking to create a more inclusive environment for underrepresented groups in engineering. ***The video version of […] The post WIE 004: Overcoming Adversity to Become a Successful Engineer appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:29:20

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WIE 003: The Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainable Engineering

10/17/2023
In this episode, I talk with Philippa Jefferis, a sustainability controller at BAM UK and Ireland, about sustainable engineering, the global impact of engineering, and the crucial local impacts that engineers can have. ***The video version on this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Questions I Ask Philippa: What […] The post WIE 003: The Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainable Engineering appeared first on Engineering Management Institute.

Duration:00:24:00