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This poster presents early results from a doctoral research study. Designed to capture and share the stories of faculty, this qualitative research study examined the lived experience of female engineering faculty from several universities and engineering sub-disciplines to uncover how these women incorporate well-being across their personal and professional lives in support of their professional success as they navigate the faculty pathway. This poster will present the well-being experiences and findings for one study participant, Frances, an African American engineering faculty member who has navigated the faculty pathway through tenure and into an administrative position. Readers are encouraged to reflect critically on their own well-being experiences as well as the importance of well-being within engineering and higher education institutions