Regaining your Self-Confidence in your Profession
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by emilieweaving
5M ago
There are times in everyone’s professional career that leave you with shattered self-confidence, and the empty feeling that you don’t know what you’re doing. This could come after an idea pitch that wasn’t successful, making a mistake in some data analysis or working for a narcissist. The last scenario is where I was at in [...] The post Regaining your Self-Confidence in your Profession appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Self-Identity Crisis, Pandemic Lifestyle and Itchy Feet…
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by emilieweaving
1y ago
I have taken some time away from writing blog posts because if I’m honest, I wasn’t enjoying engineering, I wasn’t happy in my job or in myself, and I couldn’t write whilst in that headspace. I’ve never wanted this platform to be negative because there is far too much of that in the online world, [...] The post Self-Identity Crisis, Pandemic Lifestyle and Itchy Feet… appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Why Miss Universe 2021 is a Game Changer for Women in STEM
The Female Engineer Blog
by emilieweaving
1y ago
Whilst Miss Universe and beauty pageants aren’t my usual area of interest and discussion, this year’s competition has certainly caught my attention. Last Sunday, Andrea Meza (Miss Mexico) was crowned the 69th Miss Universe in Hollywood, Florida. Why is this important? Because she is a software engineer, which has the potential to be an absolute [...] The post Why Miss Universe 2021 is a Game Changer for Women in STEM appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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My Career Journey from Motorcycle Mechanic to Mechanical Engineer
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by emilieweaving
1y ago
After my blog overhaul and relaunch, I thought it would be an ideal time to dive into my career journey from a motorcycle mechanic through to my current role as a mechanical engineer… My route into engineering wasn’t the most straight-forward, and I am a real advocate for being brave and switching careers if you [...] The post My Career Journey from Motorcycle Mechanic to Mechanical Engineer appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Seven Benefits of Working from Home: Improve your Job Satisfaction and Wellbeing
The Female Engineer Blog
by emilieweaving
1y ago
After 12 months of a combination of furloughment, working from home and popping into the office for a day at a time to check on my engines, this week is my first full week back in the office. I hadn’t been in the office since before Christmas due to the third UK lockdown, so this [...] The post Seven Benefits of Working from Home: Improve your Job Satisfaction and Wellbeing appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Engineering Extremes: An Interview for the IMechE Magazine
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by emilieweaving
1y ago
Last year I had the privilege to be interviewed by Alex Eliseev for the IMechE’s Professional Engineering Magazine. We had a super fun chat about my career, right back to where my interest in motorcycles came from and the journey I’ve been on in my life so far. I just thought I’d share this article [...] The post Engineering Extremes: An Interview for the IMechE Magazine appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Mistakes: 5 Reasons Why you Should Admit and Own your Mistakes
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by emilieweaving
1y ago
How does it make you feel if you make a mistake? Shame? Guilt? Sadness? Chances are, you will try and push these emotions away and just move on with your life. With some mistakes, this is pretty easy to do as they’re more likely to be minor (picking the slowest lane in a queue). However, [...] The post Mistakes: 5 Reasons Why you Should Admit and Own your Mistakes appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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On Grief and Grieving: 10 Years In
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by emilieweaving
1y ago
This week marks 10 years since my Dad passed away. 10 years of learning how to cope with losing someone so important in my life, and understanding what grief actually feels like. If you’re fortunate enough to not have experienced the loss of someone close to you, you might not spend too much time thinking [...] The post On Grief and Grieving: 10 Years In appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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An October Update…
The Female Engineer Blog
by emilieweaving
1y ago
Well, here I am with not quite the content I’d planned to come back with, but a bit of an October update for you. I’ve put off writing a new blog post for far too long, just because I didn’t have the mental capacity to write about something that I felt would be useful. I [...] The post An October Update… appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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Why Miss Universe 2021 is a Game Changer for Women in STEM
The Female Engineer Blog
by emilieweaving
1y ago
Whilst Miss Universe and beauty pageants aren’t my usual area of interest and discussion, this year’s competition has certainly caught my attention. Last Sunday, Andrea Meza (Miss Mexico) was crowned the 69th Miss Universe in Hollywood, Florida. Why is this important? Because she is a software engineer, which has the potential to be an absolute [...] The post Why Miss Universe 2021 is a Game Changer for Women in STEM appeared first on The Female Engineer ..read more
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