Designing from a Distance: 365 Days of Work from Home

Today is March 17th, 2021 which marks for me a year since I have started working remotely full-time due to COVID-19. As I reflect on my last 365 days, I thought I would share some of my experiences and lessons learned with you all! Before I start, I wanted to mention my general situation. As…

Top 4 Tips to Improve your Organizational Skills

Since graduating from college in 2017, I have tried out a bunch of workflows to keep myself organized. The following tips are my top four tips that work for me and I hope these help you! 1. Mise en place or “everything has its place” Mise en place, pronounced (MEEZ ahn plahs) or (mi zɑ̃…

Four Lessons from Adopting a Dog that Apply to Engineering

As today is National Dog Day I thought I would discuss how adopting a dog has helped me in my engineering career. My partner and I adopted Nemo (see photo below) a few months ago from our local animal shelter. As I am still working from home, he has been a great companion. Here are…

Transition to Work From Home During COVID-19 Crisis

Amid COVID-19, these past three weeks have been a transition. I work in Pennoni’s Philadelphia Transportation Group, and we’ve made the transition to work from home for the time being.  Pennoni has taken measures to address safety, community concerns, and continue to meet our clients’ needs while making decisions with the health of our employees at…

Goals for 2020

Although we are into early February, I wanted to write about my goals for 2020 and how I plan to obtain them. Feel free to reach out with any questions (or even meatless recipe ideas!) I hope by writing about my goals for 2020, it will inspire you to set goals of your own! 5…