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AUGUST 2019 I DESIGN007 MAGAZINE 9 dents. Finally, Brooke Campbell of BTG Labs describes how she works to draw more young women into STEM careers and why girls shouldn't avoid hard science classes, and she shares some highlights from her presentation to the Girl Scouts. We have a variety of columns from regu- lar contributors Barry Olney of iCD, Stephen Chavez with the IPC Designers Council, John Coonrod of Rogers Corporation, Bob Tise of Sunstone Circuits, and Jade Bridges of Elec- trolube. We also have some great articles by CF Yee of Keysight Technologies, Rebecca Lord and John McMillan of Mentor, a Siemens com- pany, and an interview with Zen Liao of Sim- plifyDA. We're quickly approaching the show season with PCB West, SMTA International, Altium- Live, and productronica just around the corner. If you can't make it to these events, don't worry: We have you covered! DESIGN007 Andy Shaughnessy is managing editor of Design007 Magazine. He has been covering PCB design for 19 years. He can be reached by clicking here. nia, and details some of the hurdles he faced. Next, columnist Mark Thompson of Prototron Circuits outlines the top 19 electronics courses available at the University of Washington that he would recommend to anyone starting out in the industry today. We also have an inter - view with Gary Ferrari of FTG Circuits who ex- plains why designers must continue their edu- cation, even if their company doesn't support their efforts. Leo Lambert of EPTAC Corporation discuss- es the company's move to open training cen- ters around the country to cut down on at- tendees' travel expenses and why training methods are evolving to meet the needs of the next generation of PCB technologists. From the design bureau viewpoint, columnist Dan Beaulieu and CA Design owner Bob Chandler discuss the "gospel of Bob," which is based on the idea that all PCB designers need to be properly trained, and the need for companies to train their designers. Bob Williams, man - aging director of Pulsonix, explains how this EDA company offers real design training that is not specific to Pulsonix tools as well as their efforts to advocate for PCB design careers by meeting with high school and college stu -

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