Today's Guest Dorothy Davis Ballard holds the position of Content Director for PennEnergy, a global energy research, news, and employment portal under PennWell Corporation based in Tulsa, OK. Immersed in the business-to-business and energy space for close to a decade, she lectures regularly, is an awarded creator of digital thought leadership campaigns and a trusted author of custom technical white papers and technical digests for top-tier corporations.
In her personal life she share her adventures with her husband David and their 4 children, and is an active peer mentor and community volunteer.
Dorothy says, "as baby boomers are gradually exiting the energy workforce and corporate technical demands continue to skyrocket, it makes sense that companies are continuing to ramp up their efforts to recruit women for roles that have traditionally been held by men. But the realities of working in traditionally male dominated sectors can still be quite challenging." Of the women participating in the study highlighted by ANI, the primary reasons for leaving engineering jobs, most often for other careers, were:
In this episode, we will uncover the belief behind: