This week, Nikki and Ali speak with Kara Branch, chemical engineer, and CEO and founder of Black Girls Do Engineer. Kara has had an amazing career spanning work in Oil & Gas, Space Exploration and is now in Tech working with Intel. 

Kara speaks about how she got interested in engineering, motherhood, and her non-profit Black Girls Do Engineer. Kara is based in Texas and hopes to bring awareness and pathways to STEM careers to underserved communities like the one she grew up in.

Want to get involved? Check out Black Girls Do Engineer and Kara's books on Amazon

Thanks to our special episode sponsor Siemens!

Thank you to all our supporters, especially our main sponsors Clarify and FactoryFix

Co-Hosts are Alicia Gilpin Director of Engineering at Process and Controls Engineering LLC, and Nikki Gonzales Head of Partnerships at Quotebeam

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Music by Samuel Janes

Audio Editing by Laura Marsilio



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Chemical Engineer/Author/Founder and CEO

Kara Branch, MBA, LLSGB is an Award-Winning experienced Chemical Engineer. She is the Founder and CEO of STEMXposed L.L.C and a 501 c3 nonprofit organization Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation located in Houston, Texas.

Kara has worked as an Engineer for 8 years. Kara has worked in Oil and Energy, with the Space Program, and Technology industry. Kara is changing the world and she hopes that you join in and support her mission.