Trained as a rocket scientist and ballerina, Ms. Jasmine L. Sadler, MBA lives her life on purpose through her company, The STEAM Collaborative, which develops academia and industry leaders to increase the number of diverse children – of all genders and cultures – pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, alongside artistic endeavors. Since relocating from Detroit to San Diego in 2012, Jasmine specializes in entertainment, engineering, entrepreneurship, and education. Her awards include 2020 Connect All at the Jacobs Center Pitch Competition, 2020 San Diego Regional Chamber Lead Advance, 2019 Blue Heart Activist of the Year, 2019 Moxie Theatre Awards, 2018 PLNU MBA Student of the Year, 2018 UofM Making A Difference Award, 2017 Global Social Innovation Challenge and the 2017 Hera Hub STEAM Trailblazer Award.
As a previous Quality Manager and Design, Test and Quality Engineer, Jasmine’s background as a 6-Sigma Black Belt has allowed her to serve through Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, and ISO Audits. Her educational background in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Point Loma Nazarene University allows her to lead in both manufacturing operations and business metrics. After celebrating the five year anniversary of her company, The STEAM Collaborative, Jasmine took the leap as a full-time engineer to full-time entrepreneur in STEAM Education.
Collaborating with over 50 organizations, The STEAM Collaborative develops leaders for the success of underrepresented groups. Currently, Jasmine serves as an AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador, Women Give San Diego Fellow, and San Diego Repertory Theatre Board of Trustees while pursing a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. For more info or inquiries on collaborating with the #DancingRocketScientist, follow and message Ms. Jasmine @theSTEAMcollab.
The #DancingRocketScientist! Originally from Detroit, a classically trained ballet dancer and Aerospace Engineer, that’s Ms. Jasmine L. Sadler, MBA. Her knowledge helped her turn air into Energy in her career as a Quality Manager and Software Design, Turbine Test, and Quality Engineer in San Diego, California. She combines her love of dance and art with her love for STEM as the CEO+Visionary of The STEAM Collaborative, which increases the number of diverse children – of all genders and cultures – pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, alongside artistic endeavors. She works with informal education youth organizations to design, implement, and manage STEAM programming. She takes her ballet dancing to schools then explains how physics and math can solve problems, so cool!