PhD, writer, professor, belly dancer, Top 40 Under 40, musician and new mom! Dr. Emily Marasco does it all and shares the highlights and lowlights of her dynamic career journey. From being “bad at math” in the third grade, failing as a first year student at Schulich School of Engineeringand experiencing her quarter-life crisis … to discovering the type of engineer she wants to be, finishing her bachelors/masters/doctorate with flying colours and continuing to make an enormous impact on the next generation. Find out more and follow her on Twitter @emilyannmarasco. Continue reading
This episode of our nameless talkshow / podcast is all about my career journey – from Zero to Product Manager Hero! Continue reading
Sometimes life gives you lemons that are so bad, you just can’t make lemonade. Don’t panic! Everyone gets lemons in varying degrees. Try not to be a party pooper, deal with it and live your life! Of course you can rant about it with your close friends and family, but don’t dwell on it for too long — vent and move on. Life is not perfect and that’s what makes it interesting. Continue reading
My future sister-in-law, Nisha, is getting married in Ethiopia and I’m so excited to be a part of it! But this meant that I needed a green and black sari for her wedding as I’m a part of her unofficial bridal party 🙂 Continue reading
I love Calgary. But the fact that we are one of the “worst places to be a woman in Canada” irks me. We are a highly diverse, multicultural city with so much to do and so much to experience and I want people to see that. It’s time for change. It’s time to show people that Calgary is inclusive and diverse. It’s time to create an environment where women are fully participating in, contributing to, and leading efforts to build Alberta’s economy. And this is exactly what KNOVO aims to do. Continue reading
Hi, everyone! I feel terrible for not vlogging all summer, but hey, life happens. I’m so glad to be back. This seriously fills a void in my life. But down to business: I got a comment from Bobby Bob on YouTube asking for advice on confidence and social anxiety. Since I’ve got way too much to say about these subjects, I’m splitting this into two series: Part 1 on Confidence and Part 2 on Social Anxiety. Continue reading
In case you didn’t know, I’m a mechanical engineer-in-training (meaning I graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and I’m doing my 4 years experience before I become a certified Professional Engineer). I took my National Professional Practice Exam back in January and saw that I was one of the handful of women in a room of hundreds of engineers-in-training! I completely forgot how male-dominated this profession is. Continue reading
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