Tricia Berry, MBA, has more than 18 years of experience defining her passions and taking control of her career. She has managed her own strategic communications and positively influenced her career...view moreTricia Berry, MBA, has more than 18 years of experience defining her passions and taking control of her career. She has managed her own strategic communications and positively influenced her career path throughout her experiences in engineering and college recruiting at The Dow Chemical Company, academic advising and student programs at The University of Texas at Austin and volunteer work with not-for-profit organizations. With her company, 825 Basics, Tricia has mentored and coached students, new-hires and experienced professionals on the techniques and processes shared throughout You Can’t Eat Your Degree. She earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Houston - Clear Lake.
Danielle Forget Shield, P.E., MBA, has more than 17 years of experience implementing the techniques outlined in You Can’t Eat Your Degree. She began her career wondering if she’d gotten the right degree, but quickly realized that she could accomplish anything she wanted by defining and creating her own career story. Using this strategy, she has built a career as an entrepreneur, author and professional speaker after 15 years in corporate roles, holding senior-level positions in engineering, environmental compliance and project development. Danielle prides herself on applying engineering processes to career success and has become a career trend analysis expert. She uses this skill daily as President of 825 Basics. Danielle has a BS in Civil Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, and is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.).view less