If you’re killing it at work but have trouble sticking to your own New Years’ Resolutions, this article is for you.

Do you have trouble sticking to your new year’s resolutions?

A couple of years ago, I made a resolution that *THIS* was the year I was going to lose weight, start exercising and get in shape. I got a new exercise video to use. …


There’s no doubt about it: 2020 has sucked, big time.

I was talking to an engineer the other day who told me she couldn’t wait for 2020 to be over. …


The only thing that seems certain is continued uncertainty. Here’s how to turn the last months of 2020 into a bright spot.

On Friday, March 13th, while boarding a plane with my children and husband on the way back from vacation, I received a text that would mark the beginning of my (and millions of others’) new reality:

“…all Pennsylvania schools will be closed for the next two weeks, starting Monday, due…


Every professional woman (and some men) has been there.

Seething through a virtual meeting where you can’t get in a word edgewise.

Getting cut off as soon as you start to share a great idea.

Physically raising your hand during the meeting (even a virtual one) in an attempt to…


One of the things I love doing most is mentoring women in engineering so they can have more impact and influence in their work.

Unfortunately, sometimes this comes with exposure to the darker sides of life as a professional woman. …


When I started writing this blog, I had originally intended to write on an entirely different topic.

But, when I sat down to write, I was exhausted. I had stacked a number of video conference calls on the same afternoon. …


One evening after work, I sat pouring over my newly updated resume, checking for typos and proofreading.

This was my first time updating my resume in over five years, and as I proofread I thought myself “Wow, I have a lot of really amazing experience.” …


It happened again.

During a monthly conference call, we were brainstorming ideas for getting the word out on one of my volunteer committee’s latest initiatives. One of the options discussed was going around to the college student groups affiliated with our organization to share our findings.

There was only one…


You are smart, you’ve got a positive mindset, and you’re excited to take on the world’s engineering problems. You may even have some years of engineering experience under your belt.

Why, then, do you feel like you aren’t moving as quickly in your career as you’d like? In today’s blog…


And stop using the word “bossy” while you’re at it.

Last week, I was driving my 7 and 10-year-old daughters to piano lessons when I overheard a conversation discussing some of the behavior of their friends on the playground (friends’ names have been changed for privacy reasons):

7-year old: I…

Stephanie Slocum

Career + Online Business Strategist | Bestselling Author | Keynote Speaker | Women in STEM Champion | Parent Working to Raise Empowered Girls

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