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Kara Branch
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Kara Branch is the Founder and CEO of Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in June 2019 and located in Houston, TX. Black Girls Do Engineer is passionate about developing young women in all areas of STEM. Black Girls Do Engineer provides mentoring, personal growth regimens, STEM projects and activities, and guidance on career paths based on insight from professional women that are leaders in the STEM industry. Black Girls Do Engineer was founded based on Kara personal experiences in the STEM industry and always wishing she had someone who looked like her to show her the way, but now she has developed a STEM program to help girls ages 9- 21- year-old prepare and thrive in the STEM industry. Her organization took a team of girls, with no STEM background, to finalist status in the NASAWear Challenge. They beat out over 70 teams around the nation! Kara is an alumnus of The Prairie View A&M University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. Kara currently works as a Project Manager in the space industry. She has served as a Science and Engineering Lead and Diversity & Inclusion Region Chapter Leader for ERG groups in Corporate America. She also holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification and is one semester away from completing her Executive MBA