Luz Rivas is Founder and Executive Director of DIY Girls. Ms. Rivas has experience in engineering, STEM curriculum development, program management, and educational research. Luz started her career as an electrical design engineer for Motorola. She has worked in informal science and engineering education for the last 10 years. She enjoys working on creative electronics projects and wants to get better at woodworking. Luz has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from MIT and a Master’s in Technology in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
After working as a hardware engineer, attending grad school at Harvard, and working in science and engineering education for 10 years, I decided to go back to my community last year and start a program for girls. Read more »