ASCE Plot Points Podcast

February 25, 2020

A entrepreneur starts with an idea, it’s true. But successful entrepreneur pairs the idea with a plan. Stephanie Slocum had both idea and plan. The founder and CEO of Engineers Rising LLC talks about her entrepreneurial…Read More >>

February 18, 2020

Stressed about election season? Worried you won’t find a candidate who represents all that you believe? Maybe it’s time for you to eliminate the proxy and run for office yourself. Marsha Anderson Bomar did. She’s…Read More >>

February 11, 2020

What keeps a community safe after an extreme event? An interdependent system of systems. Resilience starts with keeping those lifeline systems connected and working together. Craig Davis talks about how to tackle that challenge and…Read More >>

February 4, 2020

When it comes to inspiring the next generation of civil engineers, representation is so very important. Jose Castro, an assistant engineer in water resources for Michael Baker International in Irvine, California, tells his story of…Read More >>

January 28, 2020

Planning for retirement is a crucial component to any personal finance strategy. But it’s not easy. When do you start? How much money is enough? Nicolai Oliden, in the second part of a two-part podcast…Read More >>

January 21, 2020

No one likes to talk about money. It often feels immodest, awkward, maybe even embarrassing. So how do you get advice about managing your money and developing an investment strategy? Nicolai Oliden, a roadway project…Read More >>

January 14, 2020

Maybe you’ve recently been offered the chance to go work a career fair or talk to some students at a local school. And maybe you’ve thought, “Sure, it might be fun, but what would I…Read More >>

January 7, 2020

Job goals don’t always have to be centered around salary or status. Often, it’s more about personal happiness and finding the right fit. For Bianca Casem, a project engineer at Swenson Say Fagét in downtown…Read More >>

November 26, 2019

Margarita Kruyff is not a civil engineer. But she works with civil engineers every day in her job as the assistant director of the Environment and Sustainability Department for the City of Miami Beach and…Read More >>

November 19, 2019

ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute issued the “Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design” early this year. Performance-based design continues to be one of the four focus areas (along with resilience, life-cycle cost analysis and innovation) of ASCE’s…Read More >>