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Tufts University and Center for Engineering and Education Outreach (CEEO) alum Melissa Pickering will be the cover story of the latest issue of Fast Company magazine. Pickering was the manager of operations at CEEO and founded iCreate, a company dedicated to introduce K-12 students to technology that can help their developing science and math skills. Way to go Melissa!
Melissa Pickering (E’05), a previous assistant director of the Center for Engineering Educational Outreach (CEEO) at Tufts, was recently selected as one of Mass High Tech’s female technology and business leaders for its 2011 Women to Watch program. The program seeks to honor select women for their contributions to their technology sectors and their ongoing role as leaders in their communities.
Pickering, before coming to the CEEO, worked as a Ride Design Engineer at Walt Disney Imagineering in California. She is the co-founder of iCreatetoEducate, a program that seeks to “bridge the gap between the innovative research lab and K-12 classroom… to better access students’ creativity and conceptual understandings.”
We profiled Pickering back in 2004, when she was co-winner with fellow Tufts senior Lindsay Shanholt in Imagi-Nations, a national design competition for college students sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering.