To Be Excellent, You Must Practice

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle Recently, I have been dealing with a serious case of imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is this thing that makes you feel like you’re in the wrong place, like you don’t belong, and all because you’re unqualified. It afflicts PhDContinue reading “To Be Excellent, You Must Practice”

Nobody Looks Like Me

“Nobody looks like me.” It’s a phrase I hear very often surrounded by minorities in engineering. I hear it from people in all positions and walks of life as well. I have heard it form professors, graduate and undergraduate students, and even younger students. For so long I just let it run off my back becauseContinue reading “Nobody Looks Like Me”