Parto Aram founded Inspire-Tech to extend a helping hand to the future female innovators and leaders. Parto has fifteen years of experience in high-tech as a computer hardware designer and marketing manager. She has a Post Baccalaureate in Gender and Globalization from UC Davis, an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. She is a memebr of Society of Women Engineers, a Board Member of National Girls collaborative and a Board Member of AAUW Davis.
Roya Kouchekinia In addition to being the CFO of the search engine company Pile, Inc, Roya has been volunteering in Davis schools as well working as a counselor for a youth group home in South San Francisco. She has extensive experience in teaching, training, supervising and working with young kids, and young adults. Graduated with doctor of pharmacy from UCSF and BA in Physiology from UC Berkeley.
Juliana Wells taught for thirty years in Yolo County Schools. She has been working to overcome bias and gender inequality in the fields of science and technology. She is a recruiting officer for technology camps for girls. Member of AAUW, NOW, UNA and the League of Women Voters. Graduated from UCD with BA and MA in Zoology.
Sonbol Massoud-Ansari is the Vice President of Foundry Services. She has been the grant coordinator as well as a member of the technical team of over ten federal grants (NIH, NSF, NASA, DARPA, and DoD). Sonbol has an MS and BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and holds 8 issued patents and over 20 publications. She is an advocate of Animal Rights, volunteers at the animal shelters and is committed to social justice and educational equity.
Diloshini (Dilo) Seneviratne has over 25 years of experience working in the Finance
sector. She has worked in the two largest public pension funds in the U.S. (CalSTRS and
CalPERS), covering the area of Private Assets (Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and
Natural Resources). Since her early retirement from working with the State of California she
has been busy tinkering with Arduino and 3D printing, volunteering at Davis schools and
spending more time with family. Dilo is passionate about educational equity for kids. Dilo has a B.Sc in Mgmt. Information Systems and Business Administration & ICSA, grad from U.K.