The Courtney Gras talk explains why we should be empowering young entrepreneurs to chase their dreams. The speaker shares her story of being home-schooled and then going on to study engineering. She worked as a power systems engineer at NASA before leaving to start her own company that deals with electric vehicle batteries. The Co-Founder of Design Flux Technologies was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 2016 list for her contributions to energy with the world's first software-defined power management system.
As mentioned in the Courtney Gras talk, she left the startup and now is committed to supporting other entrepreneurs and startup founders through speaking engagements and consulting work. She is passionate about building startup communities, especially tech-focused ventures with business development and the building of relationships.