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Surviving Engineering: From A Minority Female Perspective

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

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June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Influences on Female Interest in Pursuit of STEM Fields

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Minorities in Engineering

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13.1125.1 - 13.1125.10



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Jacquelyn Mobley Ecology & Environment, Inc.

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Jacquelyn R. Mobley

Jacquelyn Mobley holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and a Masters of Art in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida with an emphasis on STEM minority and women recruitment and retention. She is a Florida licensed Professional Engineer for Ecology & Environment, Inc. reviewing and providing formal certification of engineering remedial action plans for the State’s Petroleum Cleanup Program. Her 19-year background encompasses the management of hazardous and mixed waste compliance and disposal, emergency response, disaster and domestic (counterterrorist) preparedness, and related training. Ms. Mobley is a motivational speaker and champion for under-represented engineering students. She has also participated in several Summer Teachers’ Institutes assisting K-12 teachers in STEM curricula development.

Mobley, J. (2008, June), Surviving Engineering: From A Minority Female Perspective Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3135

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