Published: Nov. 4, 2022

From Business at Leeds 2022 | Full issue

Taylor Bata stands in a field with satellite dishes in the background.

Taylor Bata at a satellite field. She hopes business skills, combined with her aerospace engineering studies, help her become a more strategic professional.

Taylor Bata stands in a field with satellite dishes in the background.When the Rustandy Building opened its doors in 2021, we knew that the fusion of the engineering and business schools would ignite exceptional opportunities for students. One year later, we wanted to see what that looked like. Here are a few stories that caught our eye.

Taylor Bata (AeroEngr’24) recently became interested in satellites with sensors that can be used for imaging. As an aerospace engineering student currently pursuing a business minor, she dreams of working on remote sensors at an engineering firm, then moving into leadership planning where she can use her business knowledge to make strategic decisions. 

Having participated in BE Women in Tech, she thinks women of all STEM and business backgrounds should broaden their skillsets if women are to establish equity in these worlds.

“BE Women in Tech helped me form connections with women from key companies, so I could develop an informed outlook of what real industry is like, and how I could see myself fitting into that space,” Bata said.

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