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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).

James Porter and Deborah Grubbe StoryCorps Interview, Clip 2, 2007


2:32 minutes (2.35 MB)
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Chemical engineering executive Deborah Grubbe asks her husband, James Porter, about the impressions of Porter's male colleagues when he hired, promoted, and mentored women engineers. Porter is the Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Dupont and 2007 recipient of the Society of Women Engineer's Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award.

This recording is Clip 2 of 4. Click on the "Porter / Grubbe 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.

James Porter and Deborah Grubbe StoryCorps Interview, Clip 3, 2007


3:20 minutes (3.09 MB)
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Chemical engineering executive Deborah Grubbe asks her husband, James Porter, what advice he would give men and women mentoring women engineers. Porter is the Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Dupont and 2007 recipient of the Society of Women Engineer's Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award.

This recording is Clip 3 of 4. Click on the "Porter / Grubbe 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.

James Porter and Deborah Grubbe StoryCorps Interview, Clip 4, 2007


4:18 minutes (3.97 MB)
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James Porter explains to his wife, chemical engineering executive Deborah Grubbe, his belief that engineers need to introduce girls to math, science, and engineering early in life. Porter is the Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Dupont and 2007 recipient of the Society of Women Engineer's Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award.

This recording is Clip 4 of 4. Click on the "Porter / Grubbe 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.

Jan Williams SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2009


2:36 minutes (2.38 MB)
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Jan Williams, a member of the Society of Women Engineers Central New Mexico Section, discusses the difficulties of being the primary caretaker for her children while working as an engineer and manager at Sandia National Laboratories, and how familial responsibilities affected the progress of her career.

This oral history interview was recorded October 14, 2009 at the Society of Women Engineers WE09 Annual Conference in Long Beach, California, 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.

Jan Williams SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 2, 2009


4:53 minutes (4.47 MB)
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Jan Williams talks about the nontraditional route she took to become an engineer, after first receiving a degree in Spanish. She describes her experiences as a reentry engineering student while working and raising a family in the 1980s. Williams is an engineering manager at Sandia National Laboratories and a Fellow of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded October 14, 2009 at the Society of Women Engineers WE09 Annual Conference in Long Beach, California, 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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