Welcome to Ordinarily Extraordinary

a podcast sharing the stories of ordinary women working in STEM.

About the host

I’m an electrical engineer who has worked in the utility industry for over 28 years. I love to share stories of women working in different STEM areas at different phases their careers. We all have amazing stories to tell, and I’m out to share them…one story at a time.

Recent Episodes:

Episode 76 – Lauren Sato & ada Developers

Lauren Sato is the CEO of ada Developers Academy an organization which prepares women and gender expansive adults for careers in software development.

Episode 75 – Erin Mallon

Erin Mallon is an author of a newly released trio of romantic comedy novels which feature women in STEM protagonists.

Episode 74 – Dr. Mary Kinsella

Dr. Mary Kinsella is a career strategist who works with women engineers to help them navigate their careers to confidently command greater influence and impact..

“Science is not a boy’s game it’s not a girl’s game. It’s everyone’s game. It’s about where we are and where we are going”.

– Nichelle Nichols

Recent STEMSkills Episodes:

Episode 51 – Dealing with Difficult Work Situations

Most of us have had to deal with challenging work situations such as microaggressions, aggressions, harassment and others. In this episode, Dr. Tanya Hewitt provides insight and tools to equip us to better handle those situations. Tanya is the Founder and CEO of Beyond Safety Compliance and specializes in helping organizations become better, more effective work places. She has a PhD in Population Health and Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Physics – What a great combination!