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I'm a mid-career switcher to engineering (coming from international diplomacy).  I have a MS in Mechanical Engineering and have worked at 2 cleantech startups and a swarm robotics company.  I am now in school again taking college classes in math, C++, and microcontrollers. I have a wide variety of interests including art, learning languages, and making robots.
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I have a MS in Mechanical Engineering and have worked at 2 cleantech startups and a swarm robotics company.  I am now in school once again taking additional college classes in discrete math, C++, and microcontrollers. In the future I hope to pursue a career in embedded hardware/software for robotic applications with a social/environmental good.  I have a wide variety of interests including art, environmental conservation, spoken languages, machine learning, and robotics.  As the first woman in my family to pursue a technical career, I'm also passionate about getting girls involved in STEM fields. I teach a monthly online robotics class to middle school girls through the YWCA and I'm always looking for additional ways to promote girls' STEM opportunities.  Before realizing that I wanted to be an engineer, I worked as a Foreign Service Officer at the US State Department.
  
* Professional experience: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/leah-pillsbury-17874010/ LinkedIn]
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* Professional experience: [https://www.linkedin.com/in/leah-pillsbury/ LinkedIn]
 
* Personal website: [http://www.leahtheartist.com/ http://www.leahtheartist.com/]
 
* Personal website: [http://www.leahtheartist.com/ http://www.leahtheartist.com/]

Latest revision as of 10:34, 13 April 2021

I have a MS in Mechanical Engineering and have worked at 2 cleantech startups and a swarm robotics company. I am now in school once again taking additional college classes in discrete math, C++, and microcontrollers. In the future I hope to pursue a career in embedded hardware/software for robotic applications with a social/environmental good. I have a wide variety of interests including art, environmental conservation, spoken languages, machine learning, and robotics. As the first woman in my family to pursue a technical career, I'm also passionate about getting girls involved in STEM fields. I teach a monthly online robotics class to middle school girls through the YWCA and I'm always looking for additional ways to promote girls' STEM opportunities. Before realizing that I wanted to be an engineer, I worked as a Foreign Service Officer at the US State Department.