Diamonds or Dust?
By Seabright McCabe
Sustained high pressure may create strength when it comes to gemstones, but it can lead to burnout among women in STEM professions. Read how experts prevent stress from breaking them down.
Inspiring Interest in STEM
By Lisa Owens Viani
Outreach activities that help K-12 students envision a future in STEM can be creative, sustainable — and a whole lot of fun.
NEWS & ADVOCACY
Persevering under Pressure
Some jobs and salaries for engineers are growing. Some are not.
Spouses of military members achieve career growth on the move.
Our new column features leaders from a discipline-specific professional membership society who discuss the trends in their profession and the opportunities presented to women in engineering and technology. In this issue, Ginger Scoggins, P.E., president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, offers her perspective on opportunities in the built environment.
Civil engineer Marlene Watson earns the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s highest award; Linsey Marr, Ph.D., is the newest MacArthur fellow for her research in airborne pathogens.
VOICES & VIEWS
Recharge and renew
Preparing for a performance review
Two views on employers’ requests to return to the office
Dual-career couples with small children strive for balance.
SWE editorial board members’ share their favorite podcasts.
Finding community when new to the team
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Early SWE leaders faced stresses, too.
Continue to live without limits.
SPECIAL SECTION: WE23
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