This award recognizes early professional accomplishments and unique contributions to the civil engineering profession or community. Walker was honored for her contributions to the field of structural engineering as well as her innovative problem-solving skills, attention to detail, integrity, and strong technical knowledge.
Walker has been part of raSmith’s structural division since 2017. In her current role, she is focused on the mid-rise design of cold-formed steel buildings. Walker has been an active member of ASCE since 2014, starting in the student chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and continuing through today.
She has been part of the ASCE Younger Member Group for the past five years. She began as a Student Chapter Liaison, then Secretary, and currently serves as President of the ASCE Wisconsin Southeast Branch Younger Member Group. The Younger Member Group values the involvement and ideas of early career professionals and sees its younger members as the future of the society.
raSmith is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultant established in the city of Brookfield, Wisconsin, in 1978. The firm's services are focused on public and private sector client needs in planning, design, and construction including site planning and design, structural engineering, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, development management, ecology, landscape architecture, LiDAR (3D laser scanning), UAS (unmanned aircraft systems), construction services, and geographic information systems (GIS). raSmith works on projects nationwide from seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California. The firm employs a staff of 220.