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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 SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 4, 2010


6:01 minutes (5.51 MB)
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Peggy Layne recalls that she the Society of Women Engineers as an undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University in a show of support and solidarity and attended a few meetings at large SWE sections during her professional career. However, she explains that she did not become deeply involved in the society until she moved to North Carolina and the small section their actively recruited her for leadership positions. 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 5, 2010


6:07 minutes (5.61 MB)
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Peggy Layne describes her work on the Society of Women Engineers statistics committee and the Board of Directors in the 1990s, including the financial difficulties SWE faced in the mid-1990s and the long search for an executive director for the society. She explains that her involvement in SWE was important because it developed skills that transferred to her career and because it provided and professional and social network as she moved around the country for her career. 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.

Phyllis Gaylard and Pamela Strong StoryCorps Interview, Clip 1, 2007


4:22 minutes (4.04 MB)
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Friends and Society of Women Engineers Fellows Phyllis Gaylard and Pamela Strong discuss how they were introduced to engineering. Gaylard is an aerospace engineer and Strong, a rocket scientist, was the recipient of the 2007 SWE Achievement Award.

This recording is Clip 1 of 4. Click on the "Gaylard / Strong 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.

Phyllis Gaylard and Pamela Strong StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2007


2:51 minutes (2.65 MB)
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Friends and Society of Women Engineers Fellows Phyllis Gaylard and Pamela Strong trade stories about male coworkers who didn’t trust their engineering judgment. Gaylard is an aerospace engineer and Strong, a rocket scientist, was the recipient of the 2007 SWE Achievement Award.

This recording is Clip 2 of 4. Click on the "Gaylard / Strong 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.

Phyllis Gaylard and Pamela Strong StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2007


3:41 minutes (3.41 MB)
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Phyllis Gaylard asks her friend Pamela Strong how to encourage women to pursue aerospace engineering. Gaylard, aerospace engineer and Strong, a rocket scientist, are both Fellows of the Society of Women Engineers. Strong was the recipient of the 2007 SWE Achievement Award.

This recording is Clip 3 of 4. Click on the "Gaylard / Strong 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.

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