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Adulting MBA Chronicles: Class of 2019 Mrs Enginerd

Professional Envy, the Gods of Engineering and Science, and What Intertia and Entropy Can Do To Our Careers

There’s one feedback item that has haunted my career: You are never at your desk! Because the word never is an absolute, my first response is to remind them that no one is ever at their desks 24/7 but that clearly doesn’t appease them. Between bathroom breaks, networking/mentoring, design reviews, community building, family crises and […]

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Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff STEM Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

A few years ago I met a guy that works at JPL. We all treated him like a rock star and with reason: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is every engineering nerds dream job, right up there with Skunk Works and Disney’s Imagineers. My pal has pictures with every actor and director involved in space movies, […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Passengers (2016)

What would you do if your hibernation pod broke and you awoke 30 years into a 120 year voyage? With 90 years to go, and no means to turn back to Earth, James “Jim” Preston (Chris Pratt), and Aurora Lane (Jennifer Lawrence) is faced with the ultimate questions: “Why me?” and “Why now?”. This movie […]

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Mrs Enginerd STEM Travel

48 Hrs in Atlanta, GA for STEM/AerosPACE

I’ve always wanted to visit Georgia Tech. When I was in high school Atlanta seemed like a good place to escape to while earning an engineering degree as it was, and still is, highly ranked and regarded in the USA. Many of my good friends are from GA Tech, so I guess life had destined […]