Episode 145: Judy Nitsch and Jill Tietjen: The Power of Diversifying Boards
In this SWE Diverse episode, Karen Horting, the Executive Director and CEO of SWE, and Anne Perusek, the Director of Publications at SWE, sit down with features of the Summer 2021 SWE magazine, Jill Tietjen and Judy Nitsch. Jill is a past Society president, life member, and is the author on ten books as well as a national speaker. Judy is the now-retired founding principal of Nitsch Engineering, a woman-owned engineering firm with 120 employees, headquartered in Boston with offices in Washington, D.C., as well as Worcester and Lawrence, Massachusetts. Learn more about their background, life experience, and advocacy for diversified boards.
Judith Nitsch, P.E.,
Founding Principal of Nitsch Engineering
Judith Nitsch, P.E., is the founding principal of Nitsch Engineering, a woman-owned engineering firm with 120 employees, headquartered in Boston with offices in Washington, D.C., and Worcester and Lawrence, Massachusetts. Now retired from her firm, Nitsch is chair of the board of trustees of the Boston Architectural College. She received the SWE Entrepreneur Award in 2004.
Jill S. Tietjen
Author and National Speaker
Jill S. Tietjen, P.E., a SWE Fellow and a life member of the Rocky Mountain Section, served as 1991-1992 Society president. She is the author of nine books, a national speaker, and an electrical engineer who has been inducted into both the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and the Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame.
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