Something magical happens when an individual knows and believes in themself enough to chase their dream, especially when doing so involves going against the grain. Tristin Gleason has led an incredibly fulfilling and successful career in the highly male-dominated construction industry. She has proven that by relentlessly pursuing a passion, odds can (and will) be overcome. Tristin also reminds us that it also doesn't hurt to surround ourselves with wonderfully supportive people, choose to focus on the positive, and hold tight to our sense of self-worth. She also shares ways that young women interested in STEM can seek out guidance and direction.