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Heather Fleming: A Woman Engineer

4y ago


Fleming discusses how large gender gaps still exist in many industries like engineering. Heather Fleming is the Founder and CEO of Catapult Design, a non-profit design firm that develops and delivers technology and service solutions to low-income and underserved communities worldwide. Catapult Design provides engineering and implementation support for emerging markets, and their clients include companies and organizations working to provide technology solutions -- such as rural electrification, water purification and transport, food security, and health -- for impoverished communities. Prior to founding Catapult Design, Heather was an Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford University and a Senior Lecturer at California College of the Arts. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader as well as a Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellow.