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Imagination is your only Limitation: Join me on my STEM Journey!
April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Imagination is your only Limitation:
Join me on my STEM Journey!
Software Engineer at Collins Aerospace
Friday, April 22 • 4:00 – 5:00 pm PT
Be sure to join us for this very interesting and informational virtual seminar presented under the SCALACS DEIR Local Section Activities Committee (LSAC) grant. Hear from Urvashi Saxena, a Software Engineer at Collins Aerospace about the connection between aerospace engineering and related scientific/computer programming technologies and STEM education and how the underrepresented communities and female students will benefit from STEM subjects.
Urvashi Saxena has been recognized with the Women’s Advocate Award for consistently organizing and introducing young women to STEM. Urvashi is an eager STEM enthusiast who values problem-solving, consistency, and excellence. She believes in the power of coding to design innovative solutions with unmatchable customer service to deliver the end product.
At Collins Aerospace Urvashi gets to operate flight simulators and design the software within. She was first introduced to programming at the young age of 10 and was mesmerized by the instant results. One of the most formative coding courses she took during her Middle School was at The Bishop’s Co-Ed School, Pune, India, where she created her first HTML website. Having full autonomy over designing the layout, colors, and architecture through coding gave her a new meaning of life. Urvashi’s desire for front-end development made her pursue a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. She later pursued a Masters of Science in Data Analytics at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Her interests are Software Engineering, Customer Experience, Product Designing, and Data Analytics.
STEM has had a positive impact on her life and she aims to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for engineering to educate the younger generation. She will share about the different STEM disciplines and the impact they have on the world of future Scientists and Engineers.
Urvashi has been able to host Engineering events for Middle/High school girls for the past 6+ years. She introduces the multiple facets of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to encourage young adults, to pursue a fulfilling career!