Our Team

Meet the group of people that help make Beauty and the Bolt possible.

 
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Xyla Foxlin

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.

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Andrew Dupuis

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.

 
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Jahlyn Reyes-McKinley

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.

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Ava Smith

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.

Volunteers

Madison Miles - Educational EvenTs

Zoe Nguyen - Social Media and Design

Hannah Evans - Volunteer Coordination

Graciela MareZ - Biology Scriptwriting


Our Board

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Andrew Dupuis

President

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Xyla Foxlin

Vice President