Building the Next Generation of Engineers with ASCE National Ambassador Sophie Lipomanis

Episode 16
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Sophie Lipomanis is very passionate about the civil engineering profession and ways we can better our societies and communities with engineering. She also serves as a civil engineering ambassador at the JB Speed School of Engineering. She also volunteers with the Speed School Student Council (SSSC), ASCE Student Presidential Group (SPG), National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC), the Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.), and as a student member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (N.S.P.E.).

Some questions discussed in the episode (Video Timestamps):

00:00 – Intro
02:37 – Intro Sophie
03:20 – What value do you see in volunteering with ASCE and other organizations?
04:30 – How was the transition of changing majors from Biomedical Engineering to Civil Engineering?
06:00 – How was your experience volunteering with Engineers Without Borders?
08:10 – What do you want to do after graduation?
09:59 – Can you tell us a little more about your work as a National ASCE Student Ambassador?
12:05 – What has been your experience with ASCE at your university?
14:14 – What other activities are you doing online for your ASCE student chapter?
15:56 – Were you able to get an internship this past summer? How is the future of internships

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