Altieri’s Women in Engineering group had the pleasure of hosting Barbara Campagna, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C as a guest speaker at our November meeting. We were delighted when Barbara agreed to join us to talk about her career and experiences in the A/E/C industry. When we read her blog post: Just Don’t Call Me a … More Barbara Campagna Shares Wisdom from a Rewarding Career
Altieri is in its 64th year of providing engineering design services to architects and building owners and, to this day, I continue to be the only female plumbing designer in the firm’s history. I joined Altieri years ago with only a bit of experience in plumbing design. With the guidance of great mentors my knowledge … More Who’s That Plumber?
Written by Sara Josephson, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Like many young professionals beginning their careers, when it came time to sharing my ideas in the workplace, I often found myself questioning my abilities. Despite doing the tried-and-true things such as being prepared for meetings, listening carefully to others, or practicing what I needed to … More Finding My Voice
Written by Phil Steiner, PE, Principal and Managing Director, Altieri I am honored and grateful to be the first male contributor to wom(EN)gineer, a blog in which important conversations are happening. Increasing the number of women in our industry and throwing bright light on their contributions simply makes good sense. Achieving diversity within an organization … More Bringing Men into the Conversation
wom(en)gineer sat down with Amanda Cortese, Mechanical Engineer, to talk about being mid-career and decisions along the way. Amanda joined Altieri just last year, returning to the workforce after raising her two children. Today, she designs mechanical systems for a variety of project types including the Detroit Music Hall and New-York Historical Society, founded in … More Taking Stock Mid-Career – One Engineer’s Path
Written by 2023 Altieri Summer Intern, Maggie Mannella Josselyn Paute is a recent graduate of Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, Connecticut. On June 8, 2023, she was presented with The John L. Altieri Memorial Scholarship. At BMHS, she was a talented student and leader with a “natural curiosity,” according to one of her teachers. … More Building from the Ground Up – Experiences of The John L. Altieri 2023 Scholarship Recipient
Meet our summer interns (Caroline, Maggie, and Lizzy) as they report in on the value of a hands-on, collaborative experience! My name is Caroline Mancini. I graduated from School of the Holy Child this past June and will be a freshman at Davidson College in the fall. Currently, I am assigned to a number of … More Altieri Summer Interns are Hands-On
Written by Kristen Butts, PE, LEED AP, WELL AP, Principal I first toyed with becoming an engineer in high school. I took an engineering course and was one of two girls in the class. I didn’t think much of being in the minority, I just knew I was having fun building sumo cars and balsa … More Evolution of a Woman Engineer
We officially launched wom(EN)gineer one year ago on June 23, 2022, (which happens to be International Women in Engineering Day – no coincidence here!). This year, to recognize the annual celebration of women in our field as well as our blog’s anniversary, we are reflecting on the success of our blog and a host of other accomplishments … More What a Year!
Written by Susan Fisher Plotner (Altieri’s Director of Marketing and Business Development) The Exceptions is a must-read for women (and men) of all generations who are open to an unvarnished view of gender inequality in science and engineering as told through a real-life account of one group of courageous women who took on the system. Written … More We are Standing on Their Shoulders