Meet the group of people that help make Beauty and the Bolt possible.
Executive Director, Vice President
Xyla comes to Beauty and the Bolt from an entrepreneurial background, having successfully funded her for-profit company Parihug in 2016. As a cofounder of Beauty and the Bolt, Xyla strives to be the woman she wish she had to look up to growing up: passionate and invested in technical work while maintaining femininity and creativity. Xyla is obsessed with changing the way we educate our youth - especially in regards to engineering and making.
Chief Operating Officer, President
Andrew comes to Beauty and the Bolt as an engineering PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering and a innovator in augmented reality research. Andrew also serves as producer and videographer of Beauty and the Bolt’s STEM video content. He is a firm believer in making engineering fun, and thinks that its time for shop class to make a comeback.
Jahlyn is lead producer for social media projects, and has extensive project management and video production experience. She is a marketing major at Case Western.
Ava is a content editor and animator working on our STEM video initiatives. She is a college freshman, and loves to create art, edit videos, and animate.