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COVID-19 Solution Seekers

STEM careers are essential in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Now more than ever, science, engineering, technology, and math are being used to innovate a better, more sustainable future. The Solution Seekers series introduces a variety of inspiring professionals who have pivoted their STEM skills to help contribute to the global effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Boeing

Statistician

Grades K-12
Applied Mathematics
Video Length
4:19 min

Taking a proactive and preemptive approach to reducing the spread of disease during a pandemic, Lindsay helped enhance the Testing & Screening process in air travel by creating a data-based digital model that can be used to comprehensively assess the safety of air travel systems.  

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | GAF

Maintenance Electrician

Grades K-12
Maintenance & Medicine
Video Length
3:28 min

As an expert in “keeping the machine running” at a manufacturing plant, Tyler channeled his experience performing preventative maintenance checks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 with new safety precautions at his facility.

 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | ASME

Supplier Quality Launch Leader

Grades K-12
Quality Control
Video Length
4:05 min

In light of widespread closures of manufacturing plants and parts suppliers due to the pandemic, Alex and his GM colleagues collaborated with an outside company to help produce ventilators, using their manufacturing skills for the greater good.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Boeing

Engineering Project Manager

Grades K-12
Prototyping
Video Length
4:07 min

In a global effort to design more safe and efficient air travel for passengers and crew following a pandemic, Teresa led the development of a portable, handheld device that uses UV light to disinfect the tight, cramped areas within a plane in seconds. 

 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Procter & Gamble

Senior Innovation Leader

Grades K-12
From a Distance
Video Length
4:09 min

When the pandemic prevented Tanya and her team from testing a new technology in the lab, they decided to use their own homes instead – and the results were better than they could have ever expected. 

 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Procter & Gamble

Product Researcher

Grades K-12
Adaptable Communication
Video Length
3:35 min

To be able to effectively test products and gain consumer insights during the pandemic, Aaron and her colleagues quickly developed new collaborative workarounds that brought their team closer together as they adapted to the changing needs of consumers.

 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Horizon Therapeutics

Clinical Nurse Educator

Grades K-12
Virtual Experiences
Video Length
3:48 min

With a job focused on educating, training, and supporting patients suffering from an extremely rare disease, Gerry found new working methods in a pandemic that embraced communication more than ever while maintaining social distancing. 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Boeing

Additive Manufacturing Technical Designer

Grades K-12
Materials Science
Video Length
3:05 min

After Boeing committed to donating 40,000 fully assembled face shields to essential workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Howard and colleagues pivoted to accelerate the production process to ensure this urgent goal was met.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Boeing

Cargo Control Lead

Grades K-12
Evolving Needs
Video Length
2:57 min

By skillfully managing the air freight shipping of necessary PPE materials, Mike has helped quickly supply over 4 million pieces of PPE to medical organizations around the world who require these resources to safely fight the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Sanofi

Director of Clinical Development

Grades K-12
Collaboration & Problem Solving
Video Length
3:28 min

Working on the development of vaccinations for infectious diseases at one of the world’s leading vaccine manufacturers, Guy and his colleagues have rallied their years of experience to help create a new coronavirus vaccine in record time. 

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Sanofi

Global Clinical Team Leader

Grades K-12
Changing Perspectives
Video Length
3:45 min

Because elderly people’s immune systems are less responsive to standard vaccines, Lee-Jah developed a new influenza shot to boost respiratory health in the elderly and help free up room and resources in hospitals for COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Procter & Gamble

V.P. Product & Package Innovation

Grades K-12
The Power of Collaboration
Video Length
4:06 min

Venturing into unfamiliar territory in order to assist a local health clinic struggling with COVID-19, Jeremy’s team harnessed their manufacturing skills to help design and produce an amazing 1.5M face shields in just a short six week period.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | Microsoft

Senior Researcher

Grades K-12
One Problem, Many Solutions
Video Length
3:50 min

To help support precision medicine in clinical settings during the pandemic, Grace uses data science methods to research and identify genetic, biologic, and environmental factors that help in tracking and treating the COVID-19 virus.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | American Petroleum Institute

Senior Policy Advisor

Grades K-12
STEM Skills Transfer
Video Length
3:35 min

With expertise in addressing community concerns about environmental health issues, Uni is drawing on her knowledge to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, finding ways to reduce transmission in community areas and workplaces.

COVID-19 Solutions Seeker | GAF

Process Engineer

Grades K-12
Flexible Fixes
Video Length
3:12 min

When the coronavirus pandemic brought uncertainty to manufacturing plants nationwide and forced employees to work remotely, Lauren found new virtual ways to help these essential facilities operate and troubleshoot problems.

COVID-19 SOLUTIONS SEEKER | Horizon Therapeutics

SVP Commercial Ops., Horizon Therapeutics

Grades K-12
Strategic Marketing
Video Length
3:45 min

With a groundbreaking new medicine released on the market just 6 weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, Keli and her team had to quickly create an adaptive medicine launch plan to meet the needs of patients struggling through a pandemic.