In her mission to share the benefits of STEM-related opportunities for women, Union Pacific’s Jordan Turner, general director, Tech, emphasizes the need to develop leaders and “model what’s possible for young girls considering STEM-based careers.”
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Turner’s passion for leading in her 23-year Union Pacific career has earned her a spot with Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching in STEM, highlighting women making an impact in their industry.
Turner’s Profiles in Diversity Journal questionnaire excerpt:
Words you live by: “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”
What book are you reading: “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell.
What was your first job: “Jill of all Trades” in a pizza kitchen.
Favorite charity: American Heart Association.
For more on Turner, check out Profiles in Diversity Journal’s award edition.
Union Pacific’s Lori Lentsch, general director, Tech, was also recognized on the list. Stay tuned for her story.