“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader
concerns of all humanity.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
ASCE recognizes the strategic and critical importance of advocating for and sustaining a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. The Society is committed to implementing policies and programs designed to advance the profession by promoting an inclusive climate in the profession.
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Educational outreach in 2020 is different than it was in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed where and how kids learn. But civil engineers have innovated and adjusted so that they can continue to inspire students around the world. “The reason I do outreach is to engage with kids and encourage them to explore the wonders of engineering. It makes me feel good passing on
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ASCE Plot Points wraps up the “Engineering a Culture of Inclusion” series, talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, sharing their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Today we hear from Frederick Paige, Ph.D., EIT, A.M.ASCE, associate professor at Virginia Tech. He talks about his journey through the civil engineering profession,
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ASCE Plot Points continues it series called “Engineering a Culture of Inclusion,” talking with civil engineers impacted by the current sociopolitical climate, sharing their experiences within and insights about the civil engineering profession, specifically as they relate to race and racism. Today we talk about unconscious bias with Kim Parker Brown, P.E., F.ASCE, a senior program manager for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Washington,
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The Members of Society Advancing an Inclusive Culture (MOSAIC) provide the Society with leadership in all matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the civil engineering community. MOSAIC acts as a:
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ASCE’s Met Section will be participating in the NYC Pride March this weekend for the second consecutive year. PHOTO: Qu-AKE
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The New Faces of Civil Engineering, Colligate and Professional editions, recognize outstanding talents, skills and abilities of the next generation of young, diverse engineering leaders (Professionals age 30 or younger) as well as the best and brightest whose academic successes and experiences in the engineering field have positioned them to make an impact (College Edition).
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Fostering an inclusive civil engineering community, ASCE’s Strategic Partnerships offer a broad range of networking and relationship building opportunities.
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