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Ingrid Green

Founder, Drones 4 Girls in Detroit

Drones for Girls

PRESENTED ON APR 30, 2019
IN DETROIT @ VOL 37

Ingrid Green has been all over North America. She was born in New York City, raised in Canada's arctic, graduated from Howard University in Washington, DC, fell in love with Los Angeles, and now is in Detroit. She works to change the narrative and inspire young women.

She is the founder of Drones for Girls a community program that brings drone technology to the forefront of Detroit schools and gives girls an opportunity to get involved in a way that increases their knowledge for future careers in the tech industry.

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@ VOL 21 ON MAY 18, 2017

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Fly High!

BY MAI SHIRAISHI
@ VOL 162 ON JAN 16, 2019

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白石麻衣は彼女の”ドローン・ライフ”について話します。Wednesday Tokyo Whoopers (WTW) というコミュニティーの立ち上げやドローンレーサーとしての経験や想いについて。

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