Out and About with ACEC California

ACEC California President Mary Erchul recently gave a presentation to the Association for Women in Science’s Sacramento Valley Chapter on the subject of Navigating a Career in Civil Engineering.  Erchul discussed her role as a Construction Manager/Resident Engineer for Ghirardelli Associates and as President of ACEC California.  Erchul discussed how she advanced to where she is today, including diving into her background, education, job progression and mentors.  The audience was very interested in the challenges Erchul has faced along the way, including equality, empowerment, unequal pay, lack of solid role models and work/life balance issues.

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