Shaina Shapiro

Shaina Shapiro

What school did you attend, what was your major, and when did you graduate?

I attended the University of Texas at Austin. I majored in Aerospace Engineering and graduated in December of 2011. Hook ‘em Horns!

What is your current job title?

I am currently a Project Manager at Textron Aviation Defense.

When did you get involved in SWE?

I got involved with SWE in 2015 after I moved to Wichita. I have been Venue Chair on the Expo Committee and the Banquet Chair for the committee for the last three years. I am also the Secretary for the section as well.

What are your responsibilities for the Expo?

I mainly focus on confirming and reserving Century II as the venue for the event each year. I also coordinate all details for setup prior to the event, and am the liaison between the venue and the expo the day of the event.

What are some hobbies of yours?

I enjoy traveling, vising parks with my dog Charlie, and volunteering as a math tutor.

What’s an interesting fact about you?

I recently visited the New Mexico Museum of Space History and was disappointed to learn that I am too old for Space Camp. But I still proudly display some fun, space-themed decor at home!