Diversity in the field of civil engineering is more important than ever and at the Engineering Management Institute (EMI), we are focused on using our platform to facilitate diversity and inclusion in engineering. Therefore, we have launched a series entitled Women in Civil Engineering (#WomeninCE) on The Civil Engineering Podcast and we will post all series episodes on this page.
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Our Women in Civil Engineering Guests:
Monica Morales, PE, ENV SP
Topic Discussed: Diversity & Inclusion
Monica Morales currently serves as the Secretary (and the incoming the President-Elect) for the American Society of Civil Engineers Los Angeles Younger Member Forum. She very much enjoys volunteering in her free time to do STEAM outreach for K-12 students, especially first-generation college students and under-served students and girls, like herself growing up to help inspire more students to pursue STEM careers and to continue to diversify the STEM workforce in order to better serve our diverse public. Within Jacobs, she is the global lead of the newly launched STEAM Partnership Program for Enlace, Jacobs' employee network supporting its Latino employees, where she is aiding offices around the world to organize STEAM outreach events for students. Click here to listen to the episode.
Mary C. Lang, P.E., P.P., LEED, GA
Topic Discussed: Design Build
Mary C. Lang, P.E., P.P., LEED, GA has over 30 years of diverse, increasingly responsible, multi-disciplinary experience and leadership providing civil engineering expertise in master planning, land use studies, site engineering, storm water management design, regulatory permitting and construction of complex infrastructure and building projects throughout the northeast. Lang provides expertise in management of alternative delivery projects including Design-Build and Public and Private Partnerships for facility projects. She has managed projects from $20,000 to $3,000,000,000 many of which have received the ACEC Engineering Excellence Award. Lang is the recipient of the Outstanding Women of Achievement Award in 2000 by the New Jersey State General Assembly; Young Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers, NJ Branch 1998 and served on the National Board of Direction of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Click here to listen to the episode. You can also view this episode on YouTube.
Michelle Briehof, P.E.
Topic Discussed: Confidence
Michelle Briehof, P.E. is a Professional Engineer registered in the State of New Jersey with over 11 years of experience in Traffic Engineering. She is responsible for the preparation of various traffic studies, traffic signal design, NJDOT highway access plans, and maintenance and protection of traffic plans. As Project Manager, she has primary responsibility for preparing traffic impact assessments; parking surveys and studies; traffic circulation studies; traffic signal system designs; transportation feasibility studies and concept plans; and coordination with local and county planning and zoning boards. Additionally, she attends Planning and Zoning Board Hearings as an expert witness. Ms. Briehof received her B.S. Civil Engineering at Northeastern University in 2008 and is affiliated with the Maser Women’s Organization (MWO). Click here to listen to the episode. You can also view this episode on YouTube.
Julia Harrod, P.E., F.NSPE
Topic Discussed: Productivity and Success
Julia Harrod, P.E., F.NSPE is the President of MWM DesignGroup, a multi-disciplinary firm providing civil engineering, architecture, land surveying, landscape design, and permitting services throughout Texas. After graduating early from MIT in 1990 with a BS in architectural design and spending 9 months working in Bath, England for an architectural firm, Julia arrived in Austin and began work at Martinez & Wright Engineers (now MWM DesignGroup) as a Design Technician. It was here that she changed career paths from architecture to civil engineering. As CEO of the company she maintains primary responsibility for the firm’s strategic initiatives and financial operations. Julia has established a strong corporate culture that promotes life balance, fun at work, and continuous personal and professional improvement. She believes passionately in working hard while maintaining balance with family and personal time. Click here to listen to the episode. You can also view this episode on YouTube.
Bonnie Moss, P.E.
Topic Discussed: Business Ownership
As founding partner, Bonnie serves as the President of MBCO Engineering, a firm created by a group of individuals who love engineering solutions. Under her leadership, MBCO brings together the best of the best; offering public and private agencies a full service team with over 100 years of combined experience.Bonnie has over 20 years of experience in the design of transportation and traffic engineering, including project management and preparation of plans, specifications and estimates for large-scale traffic signal systems, roadway and drainage design projects, and traffic management systems.She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas with previous project experience working with TxDOT, Harris County Public Infrastructure Dept., City’s of League City, Sugar Land and Missouri City, and Fort Bend County as well as several years in the consulting engineering field. Click here to listen to the episode. You can also view this episode on YouTube.
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