#WomenExcel: Where does quality in delivery, perseverance and adaptability take you?

Priya Muralidharan Nair (second from left at the table) discusses diversity and inclusion on a recent panel. I began my exciting journey with AECOM in 2010, but first let me share the steps I took before I arrived here. I am Priya – pronounced pree-yah, meaning “beloved one” in Sanskrit, which is the oldest language in […]

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#WomenExcel: LEADing Women to Success!

In 2013, we founded Women’s LEAD, a grassroots organization with a mission to advance women to leadership positions by strengthening their empowerment and professional development skills regarding personal and professional endeavors. LEAD stands for Leadership, Empowerment, Advancement and Development. This group began with the help of some very creative and talented AECOM colleagues, specifically, Linell […]

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#WomenExcel: Making it happen at the Olmsted Dam

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is “Make it happen.” As a productivity engineer at the Olmsted Dam project in the United States, I am constantly asking myself two major questions, “How can we improve?” and “How do I make it happen?” I am always looking for ways to improve the quality of […]

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#WomenExcel: Attributes of successful people

As AECOM’s Paula Nelson nears retirement, she reflects on lessons learned and shares her view on the attributes that lead to success. I have been influenced by many extraordinary people in my life and career.  When I think of successful people and those I respect, the following attributes come to mind: 1. Work hard and […]

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#WomenExcel: Celebrating “International Wake Up, Don’t Lose Your Talent Year”

It was in 1975, during the International Women’s Year, that the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. It started as an occasion dedicated to looking back and reflecting on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women. […]

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