OSU’s Margaret Burnett mentors women


Oregon State University’s Margaret Burnett, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been a pioneer of women in Computer Science since she started her career in 1971. © Daily Edventures 2013.

Read more about her expertise on her OSU Profile page.

Carla Diana, American interaction designer


Carla Diana is a designer-artist whose work bridges the gap between the physical and the digital. As Associate Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design, her projects include domestic robots, mobile devices and sentient kitchen appliances. © 2012 TED.

Ana Roca Castro of LATISM


Ana Roca Castro knows that language is power. She also knows that certain languages are universal, such as coding and math. In this inspiring personal talk Ana, one of the few Latina techies and the founder of LATISM (Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media), looks at the achievement gap facing English language learners, the language gap at the root of it, and the solutions that technology can offer. Learn more at Platform. © 2013.

Why Engineering? – with Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson tells how engineering is fun and can change the world. She is an accomplished nuclear physicist and engineer, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and served as Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1995-1999).
© The Edison Tech Center 2012.