Sue Parsons SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2011

Sue Parsons explains why she chose to pursue an MBA rather than a Professional Engineer license after working in a technical position for a few years, as well as the challenges of completing the MBA coursework while working full-time as an engineer. She also describes why she decided to follow a career path in engineering management over a technical career. Parsons is the Contracts Director at CGI Federal and is a Fellow Life Member of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded October 13, 2011 at the Society of Women Engineers WE12 Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, 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.