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Sarah Withee is a software engineer who learned to program as a kid and has loved it ever since. Sarah has been mentoring students in robotics teams for over 10 years and is currently a mentor at Girls of Steel Robotics, a 100% all-girls robotics team, part of FIRST Robotics, based at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this episode, Sarah discusses how she began computer programming at an early age… the problem-solving aspect of programming… her experiences mentoring middle school and high school robotics teams, including her current role at Girls of Steel Robotics… working with girls “who haven’t been talked out of science”… how “people skills” help women in tech…and shine theory. (USA)

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