Why StartingBloc_Jane Vu

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Essay 1: What do you hope to gain from the StartingBloc Fellowship? How will the Fellowship help you to achieve your goals?

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Why StartingBloc_Jane Vu

  1. 1. Q: Why ? A: I simply want to connect with like-minded individuals who actively seek to make theWait, StartingBloc world a better place. is a people tank? No, StartingBloc is a people incubator! Image courtesy of: http://www.zoloft.com/ Jane Vu, 2012
  2. 2. My mission: Save the planet. Wouldn’t it be tragic if we lost this majestic creature? Image courtesy of: http:// www.sxc.huphoto909780_earth /
  3. 3. My Master PlanAs an engineer, you would expect that I’ve already mapped out a plan tosave the planet. Why of course I would! Here’s a peek:
  4. 4. I know this mission can be accomplished… … and it starts with empowering our current and future generations.
  5. 5. Current ProgressDuring the day, I work with the National Aeronautics and SpaceAdministration (NASA) and Raytheon to develop, deploy and maintainthe latest generation’s polar-orbiting operational environmental satellitesystem to help monitor the health of the earth. Image courtesy of: http://www.eohandbook.comeohb05ceospart2_6.html/
  6. 6. Current ProgressAt night, I teach, mentor and inspire other students to pursue highereducation, particularly in the math and sciences, so that they too, canbecome agents of positive change. Image courtesy of: http://maxibabe.blogspot.com/2010_09_01_archive.html/
  7. 7. Where does StartingBloc fit in? Right here!
  8. 8. My Hopes with StartingBlocTo find other great minds that will help me: incubate green energy ideas, execute environmental protection plans, create a big impact for our planet, and achieve personal growth.I want to preserve the planet so that futuregenerations can enjoy the livelihood thatnature provides…
  9. 9. But I know that I cannot do this alone… Image courtesy of: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment /2008/oct/01/climatechange.carbonemissions1
  10. 10. Thank you for reading my application!… so, won’t you please accept my application to be a StartingBloc fellow? Please allow me to develop partnerships with other StartingBloc fellows so that WE can continue saving the planet. Image courtesy of http://www.awn.comarticlestechnologychris-renaud-talks-lorax /

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