21 minutes | Jul 22, 2021

CEA - Balancing Motherhood and Civil Engineering with Bahaar Taylor, PE

Work-life balance is a topic that keeps coming up in our everyday lives. At the end of the day, we all have not only career goals but also personal goals and family responsibilities. Even though it can sound daunting, today’s guest will show you it’s possible. Bahaar Taylor is a structural project engineer at Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers in Washington, a 2021 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering, wife, and mother of two. After getting her degree from Brigham Young University, she got elected as the president of the Oregon Chapter, and that’s exactly when she had her first child! In this episode, Bahaar explains how she manages to succeed at work without forgetting her family responsibilities, how role models can encourage young people to go for the career they want no matter what (especially young women), how she deals with the negative criticism that eventually comes up on job sites for being a woman, and much more! Resources (some links are affiliate links) Bahaar Taylor (LinkedIn) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bahaarkalra Bahaar Taylor (email) - bahaar.taylor@gmail.com Brigham Young University - https://www.byu.edu ASCE Oregon Section - https://www.asceor.org ASCE’s New Faces of Civil Engineering - https://www.asce.org/new_faces_of_civil_engineering School of PE - http://www.civilengineeringacademy.com/sope Purple Mattress - http://civilengineeringacademy.com/purple Haven’t joined up in our free community? What’s wrong with you? J/K. Ok, just go there and join a group of like-minded civil engineers! - https://ceacommunity.com Join over 4000 engineers like you and learn the tips and tricks to passing the FE and PE. We even have a free resource for you! - https://civilengineeringacademy.com/join-our-newsletter Check out our Youtube Channel for more content, live sessions, and much more - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPeFLBZ2gk0uO5M9uE2zj0Q If you need exams, solved problems, or courses, make sure to check out our home base. We can definitely help you on your journey to become a professional engineer - https://civilengineeringacademy.com Reach out to Isaac - isaac@civilengineeringacademy.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/civilengineeringacademy/message
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