Inspiring Beyond Professions to Improve Georgia

By Lisa Schoolcraft ACEC Georgia’s Engineering Influence and Engineering Impact Awards honor individuals, one from the public sector and one from the private sector, whose outstanding leadership and achievements have benefited the entire state of Georgia. Honorees are chosen based on accomplishments that have had a positive impact on the engineering industry and business community…

Technology In Rural Georgia

State efforts to boost broadband could create economic growth and provide opportunities for engineering and construction firms. By Lori Johnston The lack of technology infrastructure in rural Georgia is not merely an inconvenience. When no or poor internet connection is a way of life, it’s a detriment to growth and economic vitality, say elected officials…

Roads, Bridges and Relationships

People Skills, Engineering Expertise Help Meg Pirkle Build Long Career at GDOT By Allison Floyd   Margaret “Meg” Pirkle’s interest in making people’s lives better started long before she became the first female Chief Engineer of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).   As a child in South Florida, she had an early interest in…

50 Women In the Know

Compiled by: Heather Collins   Serving clients in their communities, across the country and around the world, these Women in the Know are quickly becoming innovators, influencers and experts in their fields. They are involved in the projects, politics and professional organizations that will shape the future of the Peach State’s built environment and are…

Top 100 Influential Women in Georgia

Compiled by: Heather Collins As the number of women in the architecture, engineering and construction industry continues to grow, their contributions are becoming clear and undeniably beneficial for the community. Engineering Georgia’s second annual list of influential women celebrates the diversity of female leaders, policy makers and visionaries who have spent their careers changing Georgia’s…

Economic Outlook

Press “Repeat” for Georgia’s Economy for 2019  By Lori Johnston   Economists, business leaders, developers and economic development professionals agree: expansion will continue across Georgia in the new year, thanks to a robust project pipeline, continued job growth across sectors and gross domestic product (GDP) that will again outpace the nation.   “The economic outlook…