National Association of Professional Women Inducts Ingrid Ascencio, Photographer / Engineer at Studio MIYA Photography, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Ingrid Ascencio selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I'm pleased to recognize Ingrid with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Ingrid Ascencio as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I'm pleased to recognize Ingrid with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

In the more traditional aspect of Ms. Ascencio’s life, she has been following the trajectory of her career in the transportation industry for over ten years. She is currently Senior Lead Engineer at Navistar Inc., and also the owner of Studio MIYA Photography, a photography studio specializing in modern women portraiture, specifically for family, business and artistic categories.

Ms. Ascencio holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University. As a Senior Lead Engineer, she takes a hands-on approach in the testing and validation of Engine Control strategies for specific heavy-duty diesel trucks. Former employers include Wyle Laboratories (contractor of NASA), General Electric, Electro-Motive Diesel and Hamilton Sundstrand.

While Ms. Ascencio derives great satisfaction from her work as an engineer, photography also provides access to the more aesthetic side of her nature, which is equally rewarding .

Awards & Accomplishments: B.S and M.Eng., Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Biomedical Engineering

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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