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Robyn Beavers is traversing new frontiers...very carefully. As a civil engineer who works on environmental sustainability projects, Beavers helps companies grow their businesses, while they nourish the environment.
As a civil engineer, Robyn Beavers is determined to see more women in science and engineering, and she is certainly a role model for young girls in this industry. Beavers is the founding member of Google's Green Business & Operations strategy team. She has served as an AARA Fellow for the Department of Energy, and worked with Vestas in pioneering the creation of WindMade, an international NGO that provides companies with the means to "label" their commitment to renewable energy and sustainability. Currently she is working for Dean Kamen as head of commercialization for water and power technologies. She holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MBA from Stanford University.
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Beavers provides her advice for young girls entering into college: study engineering.
Empathy at Work
Robyn's work requires that she is sensitive to other people, and to their surroundings.
Being Aware of Yourself
How can we regard weaknesses, as strengths?
What You See
Robyn Beavers believes that strength and confidence can be showcased, physically.
No One Answer
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On Her Own
As a civil engineer, Beavers has become used to being the only woman in the room.