In this episode we meet Kim Tucker-Billingslea, Senior Environmental Project Engineer for General Motors. Kim has over 35 years of experience directing site remediation strategies for large complex sites. A Detroiter with a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Kim discusses the importance of having grit, being flexible, and the power of opening yourself up to new experiences. As a trailblazer in her profession, Kim shares her career path and experience with General Motors Corporation. She shares her story overcoming stereotypes.
Kim graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Hazardous Waste Management. She was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society and the David Mackenzie Honor Society (now Irvin D. Reid Honor Society). Kim maintains professional memberships in the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers; National Society of Black Engineers; Society of Women Engineers; WSU Women in Engineering Leadership Society; WSU Engineering Alumni Council; Michigan Environmental Laboratory Association.
sh(e)=mc2 is a new podcast that celebrates the light, energy, and power of women leaders in science. Maya Murshak, CEO of Merit Laboratories, Inc. is the host, Heidi Komar of BlueOpps, LLC is the executive producer, and Zoe Komar of Michigan State University is the audio engineer. To connect with our podcast or suggest a future guest, please visit our website.
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