Episode 78 – Estefannie

Esteffanie is a Computer Scientist and Instagram and YouTube content creator. She shares her designs, experiments and prototypes on her Instagram and YouTube channels. Esteffanie was born in Mexico and moved to Houston for college. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Mathematics Minor.

Episode Notes

Estefannie brings engineering and science to life through her fun and engaging videos. She brings her viewers along as she designs and prototypes a number of different experiments and creations in a wide variety of areas from computers and software to electrical and mechanical designs. She builds, constructs, tests, modifies and shares her experiences along the way.

In addition to sharing how she became a content creator and why she left the corporate world, we talk about the challenges girls face in the technology industry, why representation is important, how she is the hardest boss she’s ever worked for, and what she hopes to bring to the world through her content.

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions, and Fact Check

Estefannie– This is the place to find a lot of Esteffnie’s content (https://www.estefannie.com)

Estefannie’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Estefanniegg

Estefannie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/estefanniegg/?hl=en

Estefannie’s Blog: https://www.estefannie.com/blog

Estefannie’s Guacamole Machine Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5XuHML646k

Raspberry Pi – a series of small single-board computers (SBCs) developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in association with Broadcom. The Raspberry Pi project originally leaned towards the promotion of teaching basic computer science in schools and in developing countries. (Wikipedia)

Arduinos – an open-source hardware and software company, project, and user community that designs and manufactures single-board microcontrollers and microcontroller kits for building digital devices. (Wikipedia)

Computer Science Girls Club at University of Houston: https://csgirls.org

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