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    • 27 Apr 2017

    Teachers say STEM is important, I say it's FUN!

    Hi my name is Aubrey, I am a 5th grader who has an interest in becoming a vet. Being a vet requires STEM. It involves science because you have to know the body of the particular animal and how it works, it involves technology because, for examp...
    • 11 Apr 2017

    We’re All On the Same Team

    I am a woman in STEM. On top of that, I am a woman in the oil and gas field. I wish I had a deep insight or electrifying revelation to share, but all I have are my experiences, so those will have to do. When I think back on these experiences, ...
    • 28 Mar 2017

    You Don't Have to be a Woman to belong in Women in STEM

    In industries as mature as ours, many of our companies have been around long enough to see significant changes in the market, in user requirements, and in the economy generally. When big shifts like this occur, companies assess what their respo...
    • 14 Mar 2017

    How to Apply Your STEM Skills to Re-enter the Workforce

    Have you found yourself as the protagonist in a common story for parents in our generation: you ducked out of the workforce when you had a child and want to sneak back in, but how? You now have a PhD in poop but haven’t used Slack or even heard...
    • 7 Mar 2017

    A Day on the Golf Course, and Why Women should Stop Apologizing.

    I recently spent a very pleasant afternoon on a local golf course with some good friends. Being a novice golfer, I missed many shots. I then apologized for missing shots and apologized for taking a longer time to complete my shots That is, until a co...
    • 14 Feb 2017

    How I Fell in Love with College Recruiting

    Target’s Valentine’s Day card section is, in a word, robust. There are cards for Moms, Dads, sisters, spouses, grandparents and friends. But not one card for your job. And why would there be?!? My job has given me gray hairs. ...
    • 31 Jan 2017

    Why Find your Career fit, when you can Create it?

    I am always the person at every networking event who is incredibly intrigued at the career path of other attendees. Whose career path was linear? Marketing major or MBA? Grad school or life experience? Who started out in fine art and ende...
    • 17 Jan 2017

    8 Tips for Relaunching your Career after a Sabbatical

    I feel like my career adventures could be an episode of the “Back in Time” series. If you are considering a sabbatical for family, travel or any number of reasons or if you're in the process your planning your relaunch, here is one jo...
    • 3 Jan 2017

    Be in the Present Moment: a 2017 New Year’s Resolution

    How often do we catch ourselves or others sneaking a peak at their iPhone, tapping out tweets under the table or, horror-of-horrors, taking a phone call in the middle of a conversation? OUR conversation – how dare you! Often I&rsquo...
    • 20 Dec 2016

    Perspective through Pie

    I am a “Type A” mom of two feisty girls under five, working professional, ultimate Frisbee player, active non-profit board member of Girls on the Run Austin AND social coordinator for both colleagues and friends. Like many of you, I am ov...