DR. LISA SCHAEFER
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Making STEMinism Mainstream
ThinQ.tv founder & software engineer, Dr. Lisa Schaefer, earned her Ph.D. in industrial systems engineering at Arizona State University in 2000 and was a Future Vision innovator & award-winning project manager at a think tank in Washington, DC. She taught at several universities and held leadership positions in several meetups and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Schaefer is the writer/producer of Budget Justified, a true story about #metoo and other shenanigans at the FAA. She has spoken at many universities, conferences, and cable television shows.
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Discover a Community where Women are the Leaders
ThinQ.tv is for women and minorities in tech to be available to college students and early career STEMinists needing advice for navigating a field that marginalizes their contributions. Leadership is about lifting others to help you lift yourself. Let's motivate each other to change the world one Conversation at a time!
Coding While Female: Women-Founded Tech as a Means of Activism
Society teaches that women's gender role is to be household servant. Women are marginalized if they question this role, which leaves them out of many positions of leadership. When women participate in society in public and online, they are insulted, harassed, and their lives are threatened. Just having the guts to continue showing your face is an pursuit of activism. As a woman engineer, Dr. Lisa Schaefer was assaulted then fired, so instead of crawling back to another abusive employer, she founded ThinQ.tv. What has held you back from reaching for goals? We can work together to lead a culture where women's contributions are valued and women value themselves.