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Mumgineer - Proving that women can "have it all"
23 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
How to Tell Your Boss You're Pregnant
Here’s a tricky conversation that every working mum has to have with their boss. Telling your boss you’re pregnant! Whilst sharing this news to everyone else is a joyful experience there is always this nervousness or slight feeling of dread that comes with sharing the news with your boss. In this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast I talk about how to best have this conversation with your boss and receive the positive outcome you're looking for.
43 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Changing the world with Technology and Podcast with Melanie De Gioia
Join host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats with project manager, podcast producer and mother-of-three, or as she puts it a “life juggler”, Melanie De Gioia. Mel has an extensive career history in IT and is now a project manager at the The Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering as well as the Podcast Producer for Engineers Australia, where she manages her original podcast, Engineering Heroes. She has also recently started producing her podcast ‘Idea Evolution’ aimed at engaging children in STEM and despite not being an engineer, she presented at the World Engineering Convention in 2019.
38 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
Debunking Myths of the Boardroom with Stacey Daniel
Join host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats with the incredible Stacey Daniel who worked her way up the engineering field and is now a business owner and author. Stacey started her career as a geotechnical and environmental engineer in the mines in WA before working as a strategic planner for urban renewal in local government, consulting and then sitting on statutory, industry and community boards. She now works with directors, aspiring directors and committees through her business ‘Board Presence’ to help them achieve their full potential and has just released her first book titled ‘Fly to the Boardroom’ where she demystifies the world of boards, the boardroom and board work, and provides guidance for how to get on a board. Whilst introductory in nature and an easy-to-read format, the book provides key information, insights and practical steps for aspiring, new and even experienced directors. The book is available for purchase through all your favourite online book retailers or at boardpresence.com.au
34 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Improving opportunities for women in engineering with Felicity Furey
Join host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats with her own professional role model, Felicity Furey! From BOSS Magazine’s Young Executive of The Year to being one of Westpac AFR’s 100 Women of Influence and the Director of four multi-million dollar businesses, Felicity has made a career out of making the ‘impossible’ possible!She has led some of Australia’s most innovative mega infrastructure projects delivering a $45 million dollar transport infrastructure project portfolio by the time she was just 23 years old. One of just twelve women in her graduating class of 120, Felicity is committed to fueling diversity across all industries by equipping current and emerging leaders from all backgrounds with the skills and tools to make an impact. Her two businesses, Power of Engineering Inc. and Machinam power her mission to help more people ignite their potential and spark meaningful change.
21 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
Finding a passion for welding with Stef Hamilton
Joing podcast host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats to welder and mother of 2 from Alberta Canada, Stef Hamilton. Stef is passionate about her family and spreading kindness and feels very strongly about equality and strives to represent women in male dominated industries by being an example.Sheis the mastermind behind the awesome Instagram page celebrating women in trades @bluecollarsisters.
30 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
A lifetime of success in academia with Jean Monaghan
On this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast join host, Jessica Dennien, as she chat with Professor Emerita, Jeannie Monaghan about her achievements in academia and experience raising a son whilst succeeding in her career. Jean talks about her successes working in academia and the challenges of balancing the busy life of teaching and research with raising a son.
34 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Being a Part-time Powerhouse with Megan Quinlan
On this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast join host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats with Senior Process Engineer and mother of two, Megan Quinlan, about all things work/life balance, self-care and mental health. In this episode you will learn that it is possible to excel in your career whilst being part-time and the importance of finding a supervisor that is flexible to your needs.
25 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Perseverance in trades with Alanna Dennien
On this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast, join host, Jessica Dennien, as she talks to a very accomplished tradeswoman who has won a myriad of awards.Last year she was the:Komatsu 4th year apprentice of the year for QLD Komatsu national apprentice of the yearQLD tradeswoman of the yearAnd she is now a nominee for the 2020 QLD trades awards that are yet to be judged.She is also an active member of the WIMARQ QRC grade 12 girls mentoring program and is passionate about helping other women feel more confident about starting a career in STEAM.Welcome to the show, Diesel Fitter, Alanna Dennien!
30 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
"Building" a more diverse construction industry with Laura Seitz Danielsen
On this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast, join host, Jessica Dennien, as she talks to Talent Acquisition and Retention Leader, mother and author, Laura Seitz Danielsen.Laura has been working in the construction industry for 8 years and is passionate about changing both the makeup of the construction industry to be more diverse and society’s perception of the industry. In this episode Laura shares her experiences being a mother in a male dominated company and trying to start a family as well as what inspires her passion for the industry.
33 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
Diversity in engineering with podcast host - Jessica Dennien
Over the last 4 weeks, I have spoken to 4 amazing women who have inspired me beyond belief! Now it's time to learn more about me, the Mumgineer Podcast host, Jessica Dennien. Join me as I answer questions from my followers on Facebook and Instagram @mumgineer_aus.
26 minutes | Jul 6, 2020
Increasing the voices of women in male dominated industries with Angela Cacace
Meet the woman behind the movement #moveoverbob. Join your host, Jessica Dennien, as she chats with Angela Cacace about her move to male dominated industry, having a child while working in male dominated industry and how she is helping elevate the voices of women in construction.Angela is a successful carpenter, general contractor, designer and business owner of A. Marie Design and Build in North Carolina. All while also being a mother to a 2-year-old son!
34 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Succeeding in the face of adversity with Taylah Lewis
People have been fighting for diversity and equal opportunity in male dominated industry for decades but unfortunately women are still faced with adversity far too often.In this episode of the Mumgineer Podcast I chat with Taylah Lewis about the adversity and gender bias she has experienced in her career and how she has overcome that and continued to challenge stereotypes of what women are capable of.
21 minutes | Jun 23, 2020
Talking STEAM education in early childhood with Kate Smit
In this episode of Mumgineer, I speak to South Australian Preschool Teacher, Kate Smit, about her experience in engaging young children in STEAM principles and the benefits of doing so.Kate is also a Mindset and Holistic Wellbeing Coach and shares her tips on how to achieve balance as a mum and career woman.
30 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Balancing career and motherhood with Carmen Smith
In this episode of Mumgineer, I speak with engineer and mother-of-one, Carmen Smith, about her time working in a remote community in male dominated industry and her move to the public sector. Carmen provides her advice for women working in male dominated industry and how she balances her career in STEAM with motherhood.
6 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
Pilot Ep - Introduction to Host Jessica Dennien
Never let anyone tell you that you can't have it all!In the first episode of the Mumgineer podcast I introduce myself and my motivation for starting this podcast series.Together we can inspire other women to truly believe that they too can "have it all".If you would like to be involved with this podcast series please message me through Facebook (Mumgineer) or Instagram (@mumgineer_aus) or email me firstname.lastname@example.org
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