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Rising Engineering Stars: We Want You!

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Elizabeth M
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Re: An extension to get more young engineers in the mix
Elizabeth M   10/30/2013 7:30:33 AM
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Great, Ann, I will, now that I know it's OK if we nominate folks as well.

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Ann R. Thryft   10/29/2013 2:04:03 PM
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I agree, Elizabeth, about seeing a young woman be last year's winner. Please do nominate this young lady.

Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   10/24/2013 5:13:35 AM
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Are Design News writers allowed to nomiate people, Rob? Lauren, can you tell me? If so, I will!

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Rob Spiegel   10/23/2013 12:28:10 PM
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Yes, Elizabeth, please do it. 

Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   10/23/2013 5:01:19 AM
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You've just given me an idea, Rob. :)

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   10/22/2013 12:50:45 PM
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Nice link, Elizabeth. I hope someone is going to nominate her.

Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   10/22/2013 6:27:34 AM
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Thank you for your perspective, nyeng. It's not one we hear often from our readers and it is good to hear this perspective from the corporate engineering trenches. It's unfortunate that you aren't enjoying your experience and I hope things change or perhaps you find a better job or career path.

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Elizabeth M   10/22/2013 6:16:12 AM
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I didn't know one of our Gadget Freaks was a teenager. That's great! Here is another bright young mind I was thinking of: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=265603

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jadbp   10/21/2013 12:59:41 PM
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You are so missing the point. Your career is YOUR responsibility. Go out and find a new job. You are stuck in Dilbertville. There are many great companies out there that cherish and reward their employees. You found one that does not. Now go trade those first few years if experience in for a good job at a flourishing company instead if pouting at a floundering one! Your happiness at work is under tour control--THAT'S why you got that Masters degree! Good luck!!

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Rob Spiegel   10/21/2013 12:13:49 PM
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You're right about young, bright engineering minds out there, Elizabeth. One of them is our current teanage Gadget Freak. Also, I believe new technology will draw a greater number of young people into engineering. We're seeing a lot of flash in robotics, automotive, manufacturing, and consumer electronics that is likely to grab the imagination of a new generation.

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