STEM CAREER VIDEOS
This innovative new project from Discovery Education has middle-school-aged students interviewing influential Boeing professionals about their lives and careers in STEM. Along the way, students will have the opportunity to meet Boeing professionals who highlight various diverse backgrounds and professional responsibilities.
Sit down with Chinyere Udoh, an Electric Systems Design Engineer who specializes in Boeing’s maritime undersea products. Learn how excited he is every morning for his role and the impact his role is making. Additionally, Chinyere speaks about the importance of diversity at Boeing and his experience being a part of Boeing Black Employees Association.
Meet King Lam, a Manufacturing Engineer at Boeing who oversees the process of building airplanes from design through manufacture. Get a behind-the-scenes look as King and his team explore a game-changing airplane design using a special new composite material. Learn how King used the practical problem-solving power of STEM to overcome obstacles growing up as an Asian-American.
Meet Kasie Dugan, a Product Owner at Boeing who manages a software tool that enables the entire company to order new hardware products. See what it’s like to work as part of an Information Technology (IT) team that collaborates with a diverse range of employees. Discover how Kasie embraces her own gender identity as a way of gaining a new perspective and overcoming challenges.
Meet Latoya Benally, a Manufacturing Engineer who leads a team at Boeing working on advanced military helicopters. Find out how Latoya managed to cultivate her passion for cutting-edge tech even when growing up in the remote environment of a Native American reservation. Go inside Latoya’s everyday problem-solving process to see how she takes inspiration from her personal history and experience.
Meet Itza Rodriguez, a Reliability Engineer who supports Boeing’s innovation of more effective, efficient, and safe aircraft. Hear how she embraces collaboration and the excitement of STEM problem-solving to achieve success. Using math skills as a starting point, Itza went from small-town student to STEM changemaker at an industry-leading company.
Virtual Field Trip: Testing the Limits
Explore the vital role testing plays in the creation of Boeing’s products and systems! This Virtual Field Trip will transport students to a variety of Boeing test centers around the United States where they will not only meet and interact with Boeing’s test and evaluation engineers, but also witness the novel ways these experts test the limits of aerospace to ensure quality, reliability, safety, and performance. These engineers will not only explain how the testing happens but will also uncover why it is important.