One of our favorite things to do at Pink Petro is to talk to our members. You all have incredible stories to tell, and we love helping you share them with the rest of this community.
Throughout this year, we have shared lots of those stories. Here’s a look back at some of our most popular.
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Marathon Oil’s Carmen Segovia
Carmen Segovia has quite a few “firsts” under her belt. For example, she’s a first-generation Mexican American. She’s also the first member of her family to go to college.
Needless to say, she’s comfortable with forging her own path—which has brought her to her current role of Advanced Information Technology Business Analyst at Marathon Oil.
Read more about Carmen here.
Emerson’s Stephanie Sirt
Growing up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti—where her parents were missionaries—you could say that Stephanie Sirt’s life and career story are anything but typical.
Now working as a Senior Director of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Business for Emerson Automation Solutions in Houston, Texas, we chatted with Sirt to get the lowdown on her journey, her current role and her very best career advice.
Read more about Stephanie here.
Pink Petro’s own Michelle Peavy
“Get off your ask.” If you know Michelle Peavy, you know that’s her slogan, her catchphrase, her mantra. She’s passionate about “the ask” because she’s seen it work, in her own career and in the careers of others.
“I am the queen of questions, and I believe how you become successful at doing anything is by questions and curiosity,” says Michelle, Pink Petro’s director of ‘cool’ careers. “That’s what made me successful at what I do.”
Read more about Michelle here.
Want proof that women are powerful additions to the technical teams in oil and gas? Meet Elizabeth Cambre. Cambre has worked in technical roles throughout her career, first at Schlumberger in Oman and UAE, and then at Baker Hughes, where her positions spanned from fracturing and acidizing technical instructor to global product line manager. She left Baker Hughes a few months ago and is now strategizing her next move — while she focuses more intently on building up other women in all aspects of energy.
Read more about Elizabeth here.
Born in Nigeria, Yetunde Okediji is no stranger to the energy industry. While she spent her late elementary to early high school years in Nigeria, she views the Fort Worth, TX area home — it’s where she’s lived the majority of her life. Having obtained a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and a Master of Science in Natural Gas Engineering and Management—both from the University of Oklahoma—she’s managed to create a career that we can only describe in one word: Impressive.
Read more about Yetunde here.
Women Offshore’s Ally Cedeno
There are those people who do amazing things in their careers. And, then there are those people who take things one step further. They don’t just climb the ladder themselves — they also turn around and offer tools, resources and encouragement to help other people make their way up each and every rung.
Without a doubt, Ally Cedeno fits into that latter category. Not only has she built a successful career and traveled all across the globe, but she also launched WomenOffshore.org — a website dedicated to helping other women make names for themselves in energy.
Read more about Ally here.