MGAC Inner Voices

MGAC Inner Voices

MGAC Inner Voices is an interview format podcast where a diverse mix of employees are interviewed to share their perspective on challenges they have faced in the AEC industry as a result of their identity—including race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexuality, ability, etc. By discussing the experiences of our staff, our hope is that their stories will have newfound and powerful resonance with the audience—both to comfort others in similar situations and to encourage those in positions of power to bring about positive, actionable changes to workplace environments for all AEC professionals, regardless of their identity.

Episodes

January 26, 2022 46 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Meredith Sonnen (Jack Morton Lead Project Manager, New York) about their experience as a non-binary person in the workplace, the power of pronouns, and the importance of creating a safe, welcoming work environment.

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Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Isabella Villegas (MGAC Senior Vice President, Toronto) about her experience as a fair-skinned Mexican woman, how socio-economic status growing up impacted her work ethic, and the importance of getting feedback from all levels of an organization.

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November 23, 2021 29 min

Beth Scully (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Seattle) talks with Jacqualynn Karsten (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Seattle) about how to avoid imposter syndrome and the empowerment in using your voice to stand up for what matters.

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November 2, 2021 26 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Maxwell Williams (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, San Francisco) to discuss Max's unique upbringing, his formative experience on a mini job site, and the importance of professional outreach to kids of all backgrounds.

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September 28, 2021 27 min

Beth Scully (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Seattle) talks with Amanda Goldsmith (MGAC Vice President, Washington, DC) about her early career transition from an administrative role to project management and the importance of speaking up for underrepresented groups, including religious minorities and women in construction.

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August 24, 2021 31 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Suling Pong (MGAC Senior Manager of Creative Services, Los Angeles) to unpack ageism, female friendships and dynamics, and treatment of those in “support” functions of a firm.

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July 29, 2021 43 min

Beth Scully (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Seattle) sits down with Jason Bell (MGAC Senior Project Manager, DC) to talk about defying stereotypes before they take root, the onus of cultural education, and issues with the “race card.” 

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June 29, 2021 38 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) sits down with Uzair Faruqui (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Los Angeles) to discuss the importance of representation in the built environment, normalizing hard conversations, and making space for all voices to be heard.

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April 29, 2021 23 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) sits down with Jason Lacno-Musngi (MGAC Cost Consultant, Los Angeles) on being a first generation American, job site mannerisms, and the importance of a diverse workforce.

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March 24, 2021 29 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Yanet Martinez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) about cultural adaptation, how one's upbringing can influence work ethic, and the importance of mindfulness and communication.

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February 25, 2021 40 min

Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) talks with Brandey McDonald (MGAC Project Manager, DC) about being your authentic self, unapologetically.

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January 26, 2021 25 min

In our inaugural episode, Beth Scully (MGAC Senior Project Manager, Seattle) sits down with Bryan Gamez (MGAC Assistant Project Manager, Los Angeles) to discuss his experience at the intersection of the LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities within the AEC industry.

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