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 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!
wom(en)gineer recently sat down with Crystal Salazar, Electrical Engineer, to talk about being a woman engineer early in her career. Crystal joined Altieri 3 years ago after graduating from Fairfield University – the only woman electrical engineer in her class. Today, she designs electrical systems for a variety of project types including The Obama Presidential Center … More Mentoring Matters! A Conversation with Crystal.
I am a senior electrical engineer here at Altieri. It has been almost a year since I joined the firm and found talented engineers and designers with core values that match my own. I am really pleased to be part of a firm that continues to grow and strive for the best. I am proud … More Wanting It All! Angelica’s Story
Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Every year on June 23rd, we join the community around the world honoring our inspiring women engineers. It’s a day to celebrate the ever-increasing contributions women are making to the field and a day to encourage more women to join the STEM community. Today’s celebration continues to mark our … More International Women in Engineering Day 2022