Raising An Electrical Engineer

How do you make an engineer Guest engineer Leyla Yilan shares her thoughts Leyla is an electrical and computer engineer at chip-maker AMD as well as a proud parent of two daughters She tells her story of how she got into the field explaining the importance of family and friends in pivoting her toward engineering Then she talks about how she tries to expose her kids to different fields like she was Also hear Leyla talk about equivalence checking being a daughter of an immigrant gendered toys bringing your daughter to work and more Mentioned in this episode Maker Kids Lab on the podcast http www k12engineering net transcripts ep39 html AMD computer chip maker http www amd com en home Background on equivalence checking https en wikipedia org wiki Formal equivalence checking Digital logic tutorial https learn sparkfun com tutorials digital-logic Common Core educational standards http www corestandards org Girlstart on the podcast http www k12engineering net transcripts ep21 html LEGO Friends https www lego com en-us friends Sparki robot from ArcBotics on the podcast http www k12engineering net transcripts ep12 html Kumon private after-school programs https www kumon com Mentioned in the post-show notes Vote for our session at SXSW Edu Panelpicker Podcasting for Education Meetup http panelpicker sxsw com vote 71654 Wikipedia Viewer an ideation tool by Pius Wong http piuswong net wikipediaviewer Our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Help Pios Labs continue You can donate at https www patreon com pioslabs Also check out these projects from Pios Labs Engineering Word Of The Day EWOTD podcast http engineeringwordoftheday com Guidebook Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon Barnes Noble and other retailers http www pioslabs com improv4design htmlClick here to visit this podcast episode