Audio

Browse the Reuther's audio clips for miscellaneous radio spots, interviews, and speeches. Currently this area of the Reuther's Web site includes content from American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Margo Bubb and Stacey DelVecchio StoryCorps Interview, Clip 1, 2008


3:18 minutes (3.03 MB)
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Margo Bubb explains to Stacey DelVecchio what events led her to become an engineer instead of a hairdresser. Bubb and DelVecchio are both engineers at Caterpillar Inc. and active members of the Society of Women Engineers.

This recording is Clip 1 of 4. Click on the "Bubb / DelVecchio Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length and clarity. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Margo Bubb and Stacey DelVecchio StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2008


2:37 minutes (2.4 MB)
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Stacey DelVecchio explains to Margo Bubb that, because of her parents’ strong support, she didn’t realize until she entered the workforce that it was unusual for women to become engineers. Bubb and DelVecchio are both engineers at Caterpillar Inc. and active members of the Society of Women Engineers.

This recording is Clip 2 of 4. Click on the "Bubb / DelVecchio Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length and clarity. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Margo Bubb and Stacey DelVecchio StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2008


2:02 minutes (1.87 MB)
Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Stacey DelVecchio explains to Margo Bubb that she better understood the purpose of the Society of Women Engineers after she received her first promotion at Caterpillar and no one, except a few friends from SWE, congratulated her because there was a perception that she was promoted because she was a woman. They discuss how things have changed at the company since then, and DelVecchio tells how she got the CEO of the company write a handwritten card congratulating another staff member who won a national award from SWE. Bubb and DelVecchio are both engineers at Caterpillar Inc. and active members of the Society of Women Engineers.

This recording is Clip 3 of 4. Click on the "Bubb / DelVecchio Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length and clarity. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Margo Bubb and Stacey DelVecchio StoryCorps Interview, Clip 4, 2008


3:56 minutes (3.6 MB)
Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Margo Bubb and Stacey DelVecchio discuss the chartering of the Society of Women Engineers Central Illinois section, and how their employer, Caterpillar Inc., has increased its support of SWE during that time. DelVecchio suggests that it is difficult for women to get company support to attend SWE conference because there isn’t a comparable professional development conference specifically for male engineers. Bubb and DelVecchio are both engineers at Caterpillar Inc. and active members of the Society of Women Engineers.

This recording is Clip 4 of 4. Click on the "Bubb / DelVecchio Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length and clarity. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Mary Anderson-Rowland and Troy Eller StoryCorps Interview, Clip 1, 2008


3:32 minutes (3.23 MB)
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Society of Women Engineers Archivist Troy Eller asks Mary Anderson-Rowland what obstacles and barriers still prevent women from pursuing engineering. Anderson-Rowland explains that it is still not “cool” for young girls to be smart, and proposes that a television show like LA Engineer might help to change young girls’ perceptions. Anderson-Rowland is an Associate Professor in Arizona State University’s Industrial Engineering Department. While serving as the first female Associate Dean in the ASU Fulton School of Engineering, Anderson-Rowland developed the Women in Engineering and Minority Engineering programs to help increase the number of underrepresented minorities in ASU’s engineering programs. Active in numerous professional organizations, she is a SWE Fellow and the recipient of SWE’s Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.

This recording is Clip 1 of 4. Click on the "Anderson-Rowland / Eller Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2008 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the 2008 SWE StoryCorps interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded November 7, 2008 at the Society of Women Engineers WE08 National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland as part of StoryCorps (www.storycorps.net), a nationwide initiative of Sound Portraits Productions to record and collect oral history interviews. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

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