Air Date: March 16, 2022
Speakers: Briana Gamble (Bentley Systems), Volaree Rendon (Bentley Systems)
For our March 16 episode, we’ll take a look at new opportunities to reach minorities and women in their early career. We’ll talk about building new resources into underserved colleges to assist students’ matriculation, and thinking creatively about opportunities to advance young professionals and facilitate their long-term success in engineering and tech.
Our featured speaker, Briana Gamble, is a civil engineer by trade. She has enjoyed working on major transit and roadway projects in her own community and beyond to better serve black and brown people. Briana currently works for Bentley systems as a Civil Consultant In User Success to bring new opportunities in engineering and tech to minority and women students across the US.
About the speakers
Briana Gamble, Civil Consultant in User Success, Bentley Systems
Briana Gamble is a graduate of Howard University, a civil engineer by trade, and currently works as a Civil Consultant for Bentley Systems. She has two young daughters and loves working with them to develop their love for science, engineering, and all things crafty. At Bentley, she spearheaded Project FOCUS, an initiative to take Bentley software applications and integrate them in college curriculums, with a focus on supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Outside of her greatest accomplishment (her daughters), her primary aim has been exploring ways to pen more doors in civil engineering for minority women.