CELEBRATING WOMEN IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2020 SERIES
Location: Plano TX, USA
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Mei Lin, author of “Mommy is a project manager,” to provide vivid images for all professional working mothers through the lenses of a project manager. Her goal is to help professional women find their voice and to be a proud working mother. Mei Lin is a resourceful, results-driven, multilingual, and PMI-certified Project Manager (PMP, ACP, PBA, DALSM, CDAC) who brings values to her project team and sponsors. For a decade now, she has consistently delivered and implemented various projects for diverse industries both public and private sectors. In her current role as a project manager for the City of Plano, Mei helps the City meet its strategic technology goals by applying the best fit project management methods.
She works tenaciously serving her team and growing with them one project at a time. Her enthusiasm for improving her skills and applying new techniques to her projects shows in her daily life. Currently, she serves as the President of the PMI Dallas Chapter and supports 4,600 members in the north Texas area. Additionally, she has been an active member of Toastmasters International since 2014, where she has served in a variety of leadership roles, including Metro Division Director 2016-2017, where she supervised and supported the education of six areas. She also is an active member of the Richardson Citizens Fire Department Alumni Association, where she served as the Vice President 2016-2017.
What is your project management super power?
I empower others to care and want to do more for each other.
How can gender diversity be improved in the project management profession?
Education and kindness are the keys to improve gender diversity in the project management profession/ or any profession.
As the profession evolves, what skills do you think will be key for future success?
Integrity, empathy, creativity, and adaptability are the keys for future success.
How do you recover from difficult situations?
I spend time with good people and enjoy their contiguous positivity to recover from difficult situations.
What are your tips and techniques for conflict resolution?
Stop talking and start listening.
Which 3 words best describe why you enjoy being a project manager?
Deliver value collaboratively.
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