Hispanic First Generation Female Professionals' Panel
- Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
- Norm Asbjornson Hall, Inspiration Hall - view map
MSU President Cruzado will join Marian Velazquez Rivera, engineer at Marathon Petroleum Corporation, to discuss their experiences navigating academia and industry as Hispanic first-generation female professionals while maintaining their own identities and balancing work and family.
This event is presented by the NACOE Diversity and Inclusion Committee and sponsored by The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers.
Marian Velazquez Rivera currently works in the Crude Oil Supply Optimization & Logistics team at Marathon Petroleum Corporation. She has been working in the oil industry for more than 16 years. Prior to working at MPC she worked in Andeavor (formerly known as Tesoro) and BP in major capital projects, business optimization, operations, strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Marian holds a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez. In her ‘free’ time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and practicing yoga.
- David Claudio