National Society of Professional Engineers

Leadership as an Engineering Responsibility

In his invitation to members participating in this conference, President-elect Robert Green reaffirmed ethics and leadership training as core NSPE values. And so they should be. This is your opportunity to make your voice heard, to step up and begin to shape our nation’s future.

Quite literally, the fate of the planet depends on you. The challenges of the 21st Century all have technical solutions. You have the education, experience and critical thinking skills to develop effective plans. But answers without action do not get the job done. You also need to be able to create diverse teams, understand relationships and communicate effectively with a broad audience. You need emotional and political intelligence to go with your technical skills. This is a call for you to step up to leadership