Caitlyn Holland, a Software Development Engineer, has had an amazing STEM career. She works for a software company in the customer intelligence division. Through the work of Caitlyn and her team, they ensure that customers are receiving a quality product as they test each product in detail. To do this, she tests products in various ways and often needs to think outside the box to cover most cases.
To speed up this process of checking various use cases, Caitlyn writes code that automates the testing of our product. Being able to run some of our tests automatically provides an efficiency which allows us to have more time to dive deeper into complex issues to increase the quality and time of delivery.
Caitlyn Holland graduated from Meredith College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Just One of the Remarkable Women
She is also one of the remarkable women highlighted in the new book, “Her STEM Career: Adventures of 51 Remarkable Women.” Written for girls in middle school, girls of all ages will take delight in reading “Her STEM Career.” The book is jam-packed with 51 interesting, relatable and inspirational career stories as well as a chapter on STEM. The chapter provides basic information about the four subjects, while the stories are told from the first-person point of view of a STEM woman; they provide vivid details of their early forays into STEM, their empowering educations at colleges across the US and their current careers.
“Her STEM Career” covers a broad and unique range of occupations such as a Medical Illustrator, Fashion Engineer, Marine Biologist, Environmental Scientist, Robotics Research Scientist, Manufacturing Engineer, Software Tester, Scientific Journal Editor, Cosmetic Chemist, or Weed Scientist (to name several), as well as the many divergent paths these women have taken in order to complete their journeys. These are real, relatable, revolutionary women who have already and will continue to accomplish and achieve within the STEM industry. And they are here to tell they’re fascinating stories to the next generation of amazing young women.
“Her STEM Career” makes for a positive educational tool to be used to help encourage, guide and even pave the way for young women to enter into STEM careers. Order your copy on Amazon here.
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