Contrary to popular belief, engineers are def creative so we brought together a panel of NSBE creative entrepreneurs to share why they pursued their business, their creative process and advice for others. Live from NSBE Annual Convention in Detroit.
The craziest part of the college bribe scandal is that none of us were shocked by it. Meanwhile, we're the ones treated as if we're tokens that don't belong. Major side-eyes live from our NSBE Annual Convention in Detroit.
Seriously, you'll either be triggered by this episode or learn about the ridiculousness that is hair discrimination. Wearing our crowns proudly can be difficult, especially in the workplace.
We needed extra support this week so we have the guys from the Mental Matters Podcast with us. Being young, gifted, & black can be exciting and empowering all while being stressful and painful. We have each other to navigate the ups and downs.
Let's talk about how we secure the bag. Money isn't everything, but it is something and once you're finally in the big leagues career-wise, negotiating for salary, benefits or even a promotion is absolutely necessary. There's no better advocate for you than YOU!
Group therapy was needed after surviving January. One second we felt on top of the world with all the amazing plans we have, the next we were flat on our faces or in hospital beds. Anybody else remember "Charlotte takes a tumble"? -_-
So you finally "made it" financially, but still worry about helping family make ends meet, or becoming a line item in someone else's trash a-- budget. Mo money mo problems mo reasons to master "no".
We all talk about #selfcare, but don't always realize when we experience trauma, especially from work or school. After Dr. Sha'la Fletcher tells us how her Ph.D. resulted in PTSD we found the nearest greasiest comfort food because dis tew much!
We're reflecting on our goals and most importantly forcing ourselves to celebrate our accomplishments. We also put our lofty goals out there for next year because there's nothing like publicly broadcasting and being held accountable, right...right?
We can't be the only ones getting pressure from family, friends, and significant others to start pumping out the babies. There's more to life than kids, but ain't nobody tryna hear that. Ah, the life and times of women on the grind.
You ever had someone treat you like a non mf factor just to turn around and realize you were "important" and switch it up real quick? This week is about climbing the corporate ladder and the bs eliteness habits we are trying to avoid in the process.
Engineers are known for being smart and making good money and that's all great. The thing is when it comes to relationships, this can cause problems when it comes to traditional relationship roles. You might need a glass of wine for our chat on relationships, careers, and being FNF!
This week we bask in the glory of a woman we ALL Stan for and adore! The @PrincessOfStem herself #DrGOnTheMove hates being the "lonely only" and she lives her mission as Asst Dean and Prof. at Univ of Cincinnati College of Engineering and E.D. of The Gaskins Foundation. Beyond the titles, Dr. Gaskins knows supporting students goes beyond the classroom as the only Black woman in her role and one of few in the country. #SheTooSTEM an... Read more
This week we talk about that special nod that most Black people seem to just inherit out of the womb. Sometimes it's a simple "hey" but when you discover another Black woman in the workplace it can serve as a way to connect. Hey, girl. I see you!
Paying for school was stressful for each of us in one way or another. This week we explain a little about financial aid, how we paid undergrad or grad school, handling debt after college, and recommended resources that have helped us take control of our financial situations. The "wtf did I spend $50,000 on" therapy group is now in session.
Let's talk about our favorite music apps: why do we use them, what do we love or hate about the tech and how bougie Tidal people are lol!
This week our special guest Shelly Morris tells us all about her journey from Mechanical Engineering student to Senior Director of Retail & Market Analytics at Nickelodeon.
This week is all about Imposter Syndrome. What is it? Does it ever go away? How to handle feeling like we're underqualified. We have a little homework for you as well!
Alanna, Kayla, and Jeseekia talk life and advice for surviving as Engineering students: What's it like when you're the only Black girl in your classes? How do you balance school, work, and social groups? How do you handle failure?
Introducing Alanna, Jeseekia, and Kayla. Get to know a little about who we are, what makes us tick, and why we started our show! New episodes every other Friday.