Careers for women in engineering have grown at Georgia-Pacific because of the company’s value-creation focus, which puts a premium on engineering skills applied to quality, environmental health and safety, research and innovation. Engineering is particularly important in the paper sector to help companies like Georgia-Pacific offer new and different products in what could otherwise be a commodity market.
Watch the video to meet five women engineers working in different aspects of the field including process, mechanics and systems. The women explain what first sparked their individual interests in engineering, such as a challenging college physics course or a lifelong curiosity of how things work. They reflect on what makes people good engineers such as collaboration and people skills. And they share what makes their current jobs rewarding, including solving problems for their company, their colleagues and their communities.
Watch the video to meet engineers Christina, Emily, Darnisha, Bonnie and Ebba and learn from their career experiences.