Andrea Ruiz is pursuing her industrial engineering degree at Georgia Tech. Here she shares a little about her career and the inspiration behind it.
What is your specific area of STEM?
How would you explain your STEM field to young girls?
Industrial engineering is all about learning to make the world run better.
What traits might a child possess that may indicate an interest or aptitude for your STEM field?
Someone who is organized and likes to solve problems.
What did you know about your STEM field when you were a child?
Both of my parents were engineers. They inspired me.
Why did you choose your STEM field? Were you inspired by someone?
I wanted something that would not be the same every day.
What are some really cool things that people in your profession work on?
You could work at Disney!
What inspirational message would you give young girls to inspire them to pursue STEM?
You can do anything you set your mind to... so do it.
Thank you for contributing, Andrea!
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