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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).

Peggy Layne and Gail Mattson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2007


2:23 minutes (2.22 MB)
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Gail Mattson and Peggy Layne agree that meeting students was one of the most memorable parts of their tenures as SWE president. Mattson and Layne are both engineers and past presidents of SWE. Layne is also a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 2 of 3. Click on the "Layne / Mattson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN 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.

Peggy Layne and Gail Mattson StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2007


1:04 minutes (1 MB)
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Gail Mattson tells Peggy Layne about the excitement and challenge of working with women engineers globally. Mattson and Layne are both engineers and past presidents of the Society of Women Engineers. Layne is also a SWE Fellow.

This recording is Clip 3 of 3. Click on the "Layne / Mattson Interview" link above to find all clips from the interview. Click on the "2007 StoryCorps Interviews" link above to find all audio recordings from the interviews.

This oral history interview was recorded October 26, 2007 at the Society of Women Engineers WE07 National Conference in Nashville, TN 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.

Peggy Layne SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2010


3:51 minutes (3.53 MB)
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Peggy Layne, an environmental engineer and past president of the Society of Women Engineers, discusses what led her to to be a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill in 1998 through a program run by the the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

This oral history interview was recorded November 5, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Peggy Layne SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 2, 2010


6:02 minutes (5.52 MB)
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Peggy Layne describes how her desire to clean up the environment led her to pursue an environmental engineering degree at Vanderbilt University in the late 1970s. Layne is the director of the AdvanceVT program at Virginia Tech and is a past president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 5, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Peggy Layne SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 3, 2010


5:57 minutes (5.46 MB)
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Peggy Layne describes the policies and programs instituted by the AdvanceVT at Virginia Tech in the 2000s to support women science and engineering faculty members, including supporting a childcare center and modifying duties and stopping the tenure clock to accommodate faculty members who use maternity or paternity leave or who need to take time off to care for sick family members. Layne is the director of the AdvanceVT program at Virginia Tech and is a past president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 5, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

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