NAPW Announces Chloe Boland, Composite Tool Designer, Tool Engineering at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year

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Chloe Boland is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Chloe into this exceptional group of professional women. Her success in the engineering field is sure to inspire young girls and women to choose this career path.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Chloe Boland as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in engineering. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 775,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Chloe into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her success in the engineering field is sure to inspire young girls and women to choose this career path.”

Self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed, Chloe Boland is a young professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence and change. Throughout her schooling and career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

Ms. Boland is currently an Engineer designing composite tooling at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), which specializes in aerospace manufacturing and space transport services. In her role, Ms. Boland has consistently demonstrated her skills in material science, tool design, problem solving, advanced composite processes and client relations.

Ms. Boland received her Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering Technology from Western Washington University. She keeps pace with the exciting changes that accompany the evolution of her profession through her membership with the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering and strives to be a positive role model for females in STEM.

A staunch advocate for education, women empowerment and environmental sustainability, Ms. Boland actively devotes her time and efforts to Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum, School-on-Wheels, the Society of Women Engineers, SpaceX Women Initiative Meetings and the NW WA Sustainability Challenge, where she was a 2014 Finalist.

Ms. Boland enjoys being part of organizations that motivate and show youth the endless opportunities and benefits of higher education and learning, as well as those that promote safe environments for women to fully grow and succeed with complete confidence and support.

Awards & Accomplishments: Western Washington University Hybrid Bus Team | June 2011-August 2014, Showcased
at SAMPE 2014, Seattle WA; Bachelor of Science, Western Washington University, Plastics Engineering Technology | 2014; Student Leadership Award | Society of the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) | 2014; Leadership Recondition; Teach For America | 2013


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