About this week’s episode: For a hustler, being nontraditional in your industry is a benefit, not a hindrance. “Genius knows no zip code.” Aisha Bowe shares her story of wearing different kinds of “outsider” hats during her journey of hustle, and how now as a founder, she’s building inclusive spaces.
About our guest: Aisha Bowe is the co-founder and CEO of STEMBoard, a technology solutions company that creates smart systems and software solutions for defense and large-scale private sector clients. Aisha leads development, expansion, and management of STEMBoard’s multimillion-dollar defense contracts and clients. Prior to STEMBoard, Bowe was an Aerospace Engineer at the NASA Ames Research Center where she focused on miniaturized satellites and aircraft.
Bowe holds a B.S.E in aerospace engineering and an M. Eng in space systems engineering, both from the University of Michigan. She has received numerous awards for her dedication to technical excellence and the principles of diversity and opportunity including the 40 Under 40: Tech Diversity – Silicon Valley, United States Women’s Chamber of Commerce Emerging Star Award, NASA’s Engineering Honor Award, and The National Society of Black Engineers Twenty-First Century Trailblazers in Aviation and Aerodynamics Award. She is a member of the NASDAQ Young Executive Advisory Board, National Society of Black Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. www.stemboard.com
- Twitter: @arbowe
- LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aishabowe/
- Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aishabowe
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Hustle Over Entitlement is a podcast telling the stories of trailblazers and risk takers, hosted by Camille Stewart & Gabriella Ziccarelli.