Inspiring Women

There are so many inspiring women involved in STEM here in Washington state and elsewhere. This page features three such women — but stay tuned, other women will be featured in the future.

Profiles featured represent a variety of STEM careers and pathways. Explore them to see some of the pathways and careers in STEM.

In the profiles you will see answers to questions such as:

  • How did you end up in your career?
  • What advice would you give to a girl going in to 8th grade who loves STEM?
  • What would you do differently?
  • Is there anything you wish you had studied that you did not?

Krystina Stadler, DVM, DACVR
(Veterinarian, Radiologist)

  • Radiology consulting corporation owner and head of radiology and a large referral hospital.
  • Multiple scientific publications in multiple well respected peer-reviewed journals.
  • Mentor for multiple veterinarians and veterinary radiologists.
  • Multiple time Ironman athlete and team USA participant.
  • My pets would say I am a pretty dog animal owner as well

Complete profile.


Transportation Engineer – Chandler Waldal

As a transportation engineer, my job consists of planning and designing for the future of transportation. I am tasked with coming up with unique, multimodal solutions that accommodate new development while maintaining safe and efficient traffic operations.

Complete profile.




Technology Leader – Cassa Hanon

As a technology leader, I have worked with teams delivering backend solutions to run a business and teams creating customer experiences that will surprise and delight consumers. I gravitated toward project management roles because I like facilitating teamwork and engaging in an endless stream of new challenges and problems to solve.

Complete profile.