Ms. Diesch has a background in engineering and is a serial entrepreneur. As an undergraduate at Cornell University she studied Electrical and Computer Engineering while remaining involved in the entrepreneurship community at Cornell. She has experience running startups and is the Co-Founder of Solar Flare. She negotiated a deal with NASA to fly Solar Flare’s product to the International Space Station on-board STS-134, the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, as nutritional supplement for the crew. A sought after keynote speaker and panelist, Mikayla has presented at conferences for organizations such as Texas Instruments, The National Science Teachers Association and The National Space Society. Mikayla currently sits on the board of Directors for Zenodata and plans on attending Cornell’s Graduate Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering.