Ayanna Brandon

Phoenix, AZ, US
Field of Work 
Electrical Engineering
 
Design
Company 
Reyone International
Job Title or "Student" 
Design Engineer
Education 
Southern Polytechnic State University
Degree 
Electrical Engineering Technology
Education Level 
Bachelors
Profile Biography 
Ayanna is a Designer for Reyone International utilizing her engineering career experience in a way that allows her to work with clients to provide designs tailored to their needs. Primarily using AutoCAD, Ayanna is able to prepare wiring diagrams, layouts, blueprints and more. An advocate for getting the most out of Landscape designs, Ayanna sees an opportunity in the Landscaping industry to integrate peaceful spaces to provide natural environments for mental health relief.

She is a native of Atlanta, GA and served in the Air Force Security Forces Police for 8 years. After serving on active duty, she decided to follow her dream of playing college basketball and pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. In 2010 she graduated receiving a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic State University and relocated to Phoenix, Arizona a year later.

As a mentor and youth volunteer for Future Stars, Ayanna continues to advocate for women and minorities in STEM throughout the Greater Phoenix, AZ area. Ayanna enjoys traveling, riding her motorcycle and taking every opportunity to knock off items on her lifetime bucket list.
Interests 
Travel, Sports
Race & Ethnicity 
Black or African American
Level of Participation 
After-school visit, Field trip participation, In-school visit, Job shadow, Online role model, Summer camp visit
My Experience 
I have been a Role Model 1-2 times.
Availability 
No Preference
Resources 
Career exploration activities, Field trip hosting, Fun demonstrations or materials, Hands-on activities for students, Identifying other role models, Online Mentoring (email or Skype)
Program Affiliation 
Other
Other Program Affiliation 
Intel coworker

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