Engineering Change

Poster

Virtual Events

March 16 at 3:00 PM, MST – Engineering Change Live Webinar. The Making of Engineering Change

March 23 at 3:00 PM, MST – Engineering Change Live Podcast Recording: LIVE with Mines

Overview

Dr. Pearson created Engineering Change Podcast to help REDEFINE the engineering education experience as we know it. Rooted in diversity, inclusion and equity best practices, Dr. Pearson is working to RE-imagine who we see as engineers and what we see as engineering, DE-silo academic programs and problem solving, and FINE-tune academic climate and culture so everyone can succeed.

In the first session, Dr. Pearson will share the whys and hows behind the making of Engineering Change, along with lessons learned about podcasting. In the second session, Dr. Pearson will record a live episode answering questions from the Mines community.

Podcast host

Dr. Yvette E. Pearson is the host of the podcast Engineering Change. She is the founder of The PEER Group LLC, an Associate Dean in the Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and an ABET expert. She is a globally recognized speaker, leader and trailblazer who has won multiple awards for education, diversity, and inclusion. Through her podcast and her work, she continues to inspire change towards ubiquitous inclusion so that it becomes a universal standard of engineering education and practice.

Suggested listening & viewing options

Set aside some time for the webinar and live recording to participate as an individual, family or in a small group. If in a group, continue to practice social distancing and only with people in your residence.

During the webinar, ponder what Dr. Pearson discusses and jot down some questions for the live recording. Some questions to help get you started include:

  1. What prompted you to create your podcast, Engineering Change?
  2. What are a couple ways I can be an agent for positive social change in my studies or in my workplace?
  3. What advice do you have for engineering students who have yet to enter the workforce?