Between being the Senior Director on Gensuite’s Customer Services and Development team, innovating environment-saving applications, heading the company’s largest event of the year and spending time with her son and husband, Amanda Petzinger has learned how to balance work and home life while exceling in her career. How does she do it? As part of NAEM's Women's Leadership profile series, we spoke with Amanda to learn more about her approach to creating a rewarding career.
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Toni Stubbs had her sights set on being an attorney, but a chance encounter at her local library launched her on a new career path.
Toni is vice president of technology engineering and operations for Cox Virginia. She serves as the head of all network planning, engineering and the master telecommunications center operations throughout Cox Virginia’s Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and Roanoke footprints. She also leads an enterprise engineering fulfillment operations team.
by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
It's no secret that the world faces a variety of significant development challenges.
Nations are grappling with unpredictable geopolitical threats, regional instability, and the pace of technological change. All around the world, there is also a shared concern for the environment and an ongoing dialogue about how the world can reduce carbon emissions efficiently and effectively.
At Lockheed Martin, our scientists and engineers are working on all these challenges. And for every one of them, we strive to approach each with a strong science and engineering mindset.
by Brandi DeCarli, Founding Partner of Farm from a Box
Every aspect of our modern-day lives has been impacted by technology. From cloud and robotics to digital currency and drones, our lives are inextricably tied to the technology that surrounds us. While farming may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of technology, it has played a key role in changing the face of agriculture and our global food system.
Plenty of little girls aspire to be like Disney princesses – beautiful, magical and strong.
Laura Giron’s daughters, ages 10 and 11, have been taught since toddlerhood that real magic and beauty comes from giving time and compassion to people in need through volunteer service.
Laura has worked for The Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California, for 19 years, and quickly embraced the company’s encouragement of volunteerism during off hours – involving her two daughters from the time they were tots.
Facilities management has long been a male-dominated career field. In fact, it may be even more lopsided than many other male-dominated fields: In facilities management (FM), men outnumber women in leadership roles by nine to one, according to a recent survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.