The “#MeToo” social media campaign is extraordinary and enlightening. Clearly, we all need to take seriously that so many women are posting and tweeting those two words to say that they, too, have been harassed or assaulted.
There have been many heartfelt examinations of the personal impact of harassment and worse these past weeks. Those consequences are devastating, but they are not isolated.
Discussions on STEM careers and screening of Dream Big documentary offered at WE17
RESTON, Va., October 31, 2017 — Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement and construction leader, partnered with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to host a free screening of the film DREAM BIG: Engineering our World for schools and community organizations during the SWE Conference in Austin Texas, Oct. 26-28. Female engineers from SWE, Bechtel, and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will share their experiences and discuss science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers with local area students.
Since 2015, Viacom has welcomed 60 high school girls to its Times Square Headquarters as part of the nationally-renowned Girls Who Code summer immersion program. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization driven to close the gender gap in tech by giving young girls a foundation in coding.
During the course of their careers, many highly- skilled professional women will take time away from the workforce—for maternity leave, to care for elderly parents, or due to a spouse’s career change. But after an extended time away, re-entering the job market can seem daunting or down right impossible.
Engaging beneficiaries allows our clean energy specialist to see life-changing effects of her work
Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Anna Perkinson, senior clean energy associate, who discusses her experiences as a female technical expert in the engineering field. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.