Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, C.Eng, Ing., P.E., M.ASCE, has been giving back and making a difference all his life.
Today he talks about the nonprofit he helped start, Qu-AKE: Queer Advocacy and Knowledge Exchange, for LGBTQ+ professionals working in the built environment (1:16).
In the Changing the World segment, Hector Colon de la Cruz discusses his work on ASCE's Infrastructure Report Card for Puerto Rico (12:50).
And in Member...
Making mistakes, unfortunately, is part of being human.
But how do you handle mistakes on the job, especially if that job is something with such high stakes as civil engineering?
Mike Howell has been helping engineers own and learn from their mistakes for years. He talks about how to stop trying to be perfect and start being human (2:50).
In the debut of a segment called "True...
One of the most important and divisive transportation trends of 2019, dockless scooters have taken U.S. cities by storm.
Kristin Musulin, senior editor for Smart Cities Dive, breaks down the positives, problems and possibilities (1:04).
In today's Origin Story, we hear from Greg Kuklinski about how his love for civil engineering goes all the way back to his days in the crib (10:34).
And in a particularly...
You have to know yourself before you can be yourself.
For Clint Martin, that meant taking on the Appalachian Trail thru-hike for nearly six months in the woods before starting his first full-time civil engineering job. He talks about how the experience helped make him a better civil engineer (1:20).
We hear an Origin Story from Vanessa Eslava, a civil engineer in San Diego who gives...
Mental health is not something you can simply snap your fingers and fix.
And it's not something you should ignore either.
On today's episode of "ASCE Plot Points," Elyssa Dixon speaks candidly about the steps she's taken to make herself healthier and happier (1:08).
Then in the debut of a segment called "Extracurricular," Joe Natale explains how his love for the performing arts has had a positive...
Previously on ASCE Plot Points ...
We met civil engineers from around the world.
We got a better picture of what civil engineers looks like – through their work, their personalities and their stories.
In fact, we met so many amazing people and heard so many great stories, we needed to hit pause and take a break.
But we're back.
Season 2 of ASCE Plot Points begins Oct. 1.
The only thing more stressful than making a plan is not making a plan. Especially when it comes to your career.
On today's ASCE Plot Points, Kelly Doyle Keselica explains how mapping out your own personal vision can provide a guideline for your life (1:06).
In this week's Civil Engineers Are Not Boring segment, ASCE Past-President Kristina Swallow details her unique, daring, and definitely not boring hobby (12:02).
And finally, ASCE's 2019 New...
Every generation sees the world through a different lens.
But has the smartphone revolution made the current generation gap more difficult to navigate than previous changes?
On today's episode, Muhammad Elgammal discusses the situation from his unique perspective: young professional in the field/wise teacher in the classroom (2:33).
In the Career Minded segment, Maria Lehman, business development director for Parsons' New York region, talks about the skills...