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Tiera Fletcher (Guinn)
Tiera S. Fletcher (Guinn)
Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer, MIT/The Boeing Co

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Born and raised in a small town near Atlanta, Georgia, Tiera Fletcher (Guinn) has had a passion for aerospace engineering since the tender age of eleven. Before then, she had aspirations of being a scientist, inventor, architect, mathematician, and many other careers within the field of STEM. It was not until she became introduced to the field of aerospace engineering that she realized her true dream. Tiera graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering in June 2017. During her time at MIT, she was also a part-time Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer at The Boeing Company, specifically working on NASA’s Space Launch System. Currently, TIera is a full-time employee of The Boeing Company working to build NASA's Space Launch System in New Orleans, LA. She has a strong interest in helping upcoming generations to realize and achieve their dreams. Tiera enjoys speaking to youth to not only encourage them to become more involved in STEM, but to reach their goals in any field they wish to pursue.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering-June 2017
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  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
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  • Sarajane Crawford asked Tiera Fletcher (Guinn), MIT/The Boeing Co

    Added Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:17 PM

    Hello, I am a third-year aerospace engineering major at Georgia Tech and am currently taking higher level courses, such as aerodynamics, jet propulsion, controls, etc, and exploring career opportunities. However, I am struggling to solidify on a specific area of aerospace engineering to focus on and was wondering if you could elaborate on how you chose your career path from the classes you took.
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  • Darya Clark asked Tiera Fletcher (Guinn), MIT/The Boeing Co

    Added Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:08 PM

    I found your story to be fascinating. Aerospace is so incredible in the sense that it combines something so tangible as physics and mechanical engineering with something so unexplored like space. I have known my whole life I am interested in the STEM fields but recently it has terrified me to pursue engineering when I feel so unprepared. I work hard in school but there is a difference between hard work and intelligence and I worry I lie in a messy grey area between these two. I appreciate you ...
    Related to Aeronautical/Aerospace , Preparation for College, Self Doubt, Space
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  • Ella Bailey asked Tiera Fletcher (Guinn), MIT/The Boeing Co

    Added Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:49 PM

    Hi Tiera. My name is Ella. I'm 9 years old and share your interest in space. My dream is to own my own space company and colonize Mars.
    Related to Aeronautical/Aerospace , Computers, Space
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