i mostly work with people, permits, ponds & pipes
there are many bosses, but few leaders
my path to becoming an engineer
was an avid runner/tennis player in high school who wanted to play tennis in college
got accepted into a program and worked for NASA for a summer
in the summer worked in the Philippines as part of the Global Justice Volunteers focusing on human trafficking survivors
bc of robotics, I began to get interested in engineering
bc I couldn't run, I joined the debate and robotic teams in high school
dislocated my knee during a race
had a rough first yr. of college, dislocated my knee for the fifth time and had my second surgery
spent the following summer working in Costa Rica for Agua Viva Serves - met Grace
got hired by a firm to work in Vero Beach - the same place one of the interns, Grace, I met in Costa Rica was from
graduated from UVA
next summer got accepted to work for the Naval Surface Warfare Center
started at UVA for eng.
then, the next summer worked for the Naval Research Lab in D.C.
moved to FL... and yes, I moved all my things, including my Prius and myself, on the train
worked at two different firms, before my current one
along the way, got married and had our son
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in greater detail
work at a great firm and get to bring my son to work
Everyone is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
— Albert Einstein