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Poornima Vijayashanker is the founder of Femgineer, an education company that empowers engineers, founders, and product leads to transform their ideas into tangible, high-impact products. She is a prolific public speaker who gives talks around the world on topics ranging from engineering to entrepreneurship. She has a monthly web show called FemgineerTV sponsored by Pivotal Tracker. Watch the show and a number of her talks on the Femgineer YouTube Channel. In 2014, Poornima gave a TEDx talk “Taking The Time to Tinker.” bit.ly/PV_TEDx Previously, Poornima was the founding engineer at Mint.com, has been an entrepreneur-in-residence at 500 Startups, and was a lecturer at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering. Poornima holds degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.