Three outstanding leaders who are making a big impact on Florida and the world were honored at Florida Polytechnic University Foundation's 2023 Women in STEM Awards on Thursday, March 2. The event was part of annual Women's History Month celebrations.
Osaki Pokima '20 pursued an education at Florida Polytechnic University to fulfill his goal of working in cybersecurity. Today, he is a senior implementation engineer at Fortress Information Security, based in Orlando, Florida. The company is one of the nation's largest cybersecurity providers of supply chain risk management and asset vulnerability management solutions.
Florida Polytechnic University alum Chris Didier '18 is living out his childhood dreams. His professional life since graduation ushered him into the world of software engineering and development, and he has used this experience to launch his own video game studio.
Chelsea Reeves '19 always had dual passions for engineering and biology. Today, she fulfills both in her position as a product development engineer at Arthrex, a global orthopedic medical device company based in Naples, Florida.
Just three years out of college, one Florida Polytechnic University alum is thriving in an exciting career with international video game powerhouse Electronic Arts (EA).
Alex Perera '21 has spent the summer learning and working in a prestigious internship at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, based at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.
Florida Polytechnic University alumnus Dorian Gray '20 works hard to ensure the tractors and other equipment produced by global manufacturing company John Deere are correct and adhere to quality standards.
The work Greg Dills '18, '21 does as a senior data analyst for Ryder System, Inc. helps keep the Miami, Florida, company's transportation systems humming around the country.
Florida Polytechnic University alumnus Abu Bony Amin '20 is working on research that could improve the assessment of aquatic physical therapy for patients with balance difficulties.
As an electronics engineer for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Bobby Acacio '20 is living out his professional dreams.