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Leadership Talk with Elaine Greaves w/ Lana Fountain Flakes

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Lana Fountain Flakes, a native of Moss Point, Mississippi, is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, where she earned a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. Her career includes 14 years of service to the NASA Engineering Community, and as an engineering consultant –with an emphasis on engineering technology reliability. Lana has also worked in various capacities outside of the workplace - having served as the technical consultant for a new children’s book, Cool Engineering Activities for Girls by Heather E. Schwartz. Recently, she has embarked upon an alternate career path - working as an independent reliability engineering contractor/consultant, while pursuing JD/MBA candidacy. Lana is an active member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). She joined SWE in 1993, where she was a charter member of her collegiate section at Louisiana Tech. Since that time, she has served SWE in various capacities in the local Houston Area Section, Gulf Coast Region, and nationally within SWE. Her hallmark is in promoting the success of women in S.T.E.M. careers - advocating effective work-life integration, and career mapping solutions that result in retaining women in S.T.E.M. fields over the entire life span.