Category Archives: Shipyard Stories

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2016

I have been taking a break from the blog while I focus on a few other things but I was excited to be contacted by another organization who shares my passion for encouraging girls to pursue careers in STEM subjects and so I decided to post today to share the work they are doing! “GirlsContinue Reading

One Girl’s Guide to Engineering School à la française

One Girl’s Guide to Engineering School à la française

You are in for a real treat today – my colleague and dear friend, Tamara, is here to write about her engineering study abroad experience in France. She’s a smart and extremely talented woman and I am sure you will enjoy her story as much as I did… When I took my first French classesContinue Reading

Helping People through Epidemiology (Batsi – Biochemistry)

Helping People through Epidemiology (Batsi – Biochemistry)

I am very excited to have Batsi on the blog today – she is a scientist who majored in biochemistry in college and is now working in the epidemiology field. She was my RA (Resident Advisor) in college and was such a wonderful role model for me – she was smart, ambitious, and encouraging toContinue Reading

Finding Your “Element” (Laura – Chemical Engineer)

Finding Your “Element” (Laura – Chemical Engineer)

It is my distinct pleasure to introduce today’s engineer, Laura! She is the Engineering Manager for the project we are working on and one of my role models! She is smart, level headed, and always full of smiles and good advice. I couldn’t ask for a better person to look up to! She is oneContinue Reading

Nuclear Energy and Adventurous Travels (Ashley – Mechanical Engineer)

Nuclear Energy and Adventurous Travels (Ashley – Mechanical Engineer)

Our guest post today is by Ashley who is living and working in the energy industry but in a bit more of a unique niche – nuclear energy! I’ve known Ashley since the early days in college – in fact, she, Kristin, and myself were and still are great friends – sharing a love of our schoolContinue Reading

More Stories from Offshore Russia

More Stories from Offshore Russia

A couple of weeks ago, I shared some of our initial thoughts about living and working offshore and I am going to share some more fun stories that have happened since then. For starters, while we are out here, we work every single day (no weekends off!); our days start early – we’re usually inContinue Reading

Living Offshore Russia – First Impressions

Living Offshore Russia – First Impressions

So, we moved back to the US from Korea and then started our next assignment where every other month, we live here…. Yes – you are reading the map correctly, we are are now in Russia – actually just off of Sakhalin Island which is off the eastern coast of mainland Russia and north ofContinue Reading

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Like Mother, Like Daughter

I am really excited to introduce the first mother-daughter combo to be featured on the blog. Remember Jenn? Well, her mom is also in the STEM fields and is going to share her story with us today! Read on to learn more about how her interest in math and science has given her a veryContinue Reading

Marathons, Manufacturing, and Many Adventures!

Marathons, Manufacturing, and Many Adventures!

Today, we have one of my favorite fellow Mechanical Engineers from college – she’s smart, motivated, and super sweet! She’s a great example of how you can still change what area of engineering you pursue regardless of the degree you graduated with. Read on to learn more about my good friend, Megan…. Hi! My name isContinue Reading

Keeping Drinking Water Clean! (Lily – Environmental and Water Resource Engineer)

Keeping Drinking Water Clean! (Lily – Environmental and Water Resource Engineer)

Today, it’s Lily’s turn to tell you all about her path to engineering and what she’s up to now! She is another great example of the dual passions between the performing arts and math/science and how you can do both. You’ll be able to tell right away that she’s super sweet and certainly cares aContinue Reading

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