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Silvia Trevino Faulstich

Silvia Trevino Faulstich

Current job: U.S. Navy Flight Test Engineer for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

What life experiences may have led you to a career in STEM?Curiosity, poverty, field trips, a university classroom visit, and an older sibling.

What are some fun and interesting facts about your life with which students might identify?

I’m a Latina from a small Texas border town. English is my second language. I’m the only girl of six kids. I own horses.

What other other things should students know about you?

It was not easy leaving home to go to school, but I enjoy sharing and encouraging students to go to college. I am married and have two daughters.