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Driving Change in the Engineering Field with Cheryl Texin

Successful women sharing their experiences and life stories that contribute to the greater good of all, improving products, making things better and safer, and fulfilling lives.

Meet Our Guest, Rosemary Coates

Ms. Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute and the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consulting firm. She is a best-selling author of: 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China and 42 Rules for Superior Field Service and The Reshoring Guidebook.

Ms. Coates lives in Silicon Valley and has worked with over 80 clients worldwide. She is also an Expert Witness for legal cases involving global supply chain matters. She is passionate about Reshoring.

Meet Our Special Guest, Cheryl Texin

Cheryl Texin is a Principal System R&D Engineer in the Aerospace Defense and Government Business Unit at NI in Austin, TX. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and worked directly in the defense industry before joining NI in 2014. Cheryl develops communications, radar and electronic warfare test solutions for aerospace and defense customers. She employs a cross-section of RF, digital signal processing, and FPGA programming skills to implement these system-level solutions. Cheryl is the President of the Austin Section of the Society of Women Engineers as well as an active member of the NI Women’s Network ERG.

Reshoring Institute

About the Reshoring Institute

The Reshoring Institute’s mission is to support companies starting, restarting, or expanding manufacturing in the United States. As experts in manufacturing, we use our considerable global experience and skills to achieve this goal in the following four ways:

  1. Global Manufacturing Consulting Services
  2. Manufacturing Industry Thought Leadership
  3. Reshoring Research and Publications
  4. University Internships in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Business
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