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SWE Diverse Podcast Ep 225: Empowering Innovators in Hardware Development With Pratik Founder Sera Evcimen

Learn about hardware development and entrepreneurship, climate tech, and more in this conversation with Sera Evcimen on Diverse: a SWE podcast!

Dive into the dynamic world of hardware development with Sera Evcimen, Founder and Technical Director of Pratik Development! As a mechanical engineer, startup mentor, and hardware enthusiast, Sera has amassed a wealth of experience in industries from space exploration to robotics.

In this episode, she highlights the future of hardware development, shares exciting advancements in climate tech, and reflects on how to close the gender gap in hardware engineering.

Listen to the episode on SoundCloudSpotifyApple Podcasts, or on your favorite podcast platform.

Want to stay up to date with the world of hardware engineering? Follow Sera’s podcast The Builder Circle for actionable advice and expert insight for hardware entrepreneurs and builders.

Speaker: Sera Evcimen

Sera Evcimen headshotSera Evcimen is a Mechanical Engineer, Technical Program Manager and hardware enthusiast who has recently founded her own start-up advising and coaching company, Pratik.

She has worked in multiple hardware start-ups in industries including space, consumer electronics, fusion energy, and robotics. She specializes in the scaling of complex systems from prototype to production and technical corporate strategy.

In addition to being an All-Star Mentor In-Residence at Techstars and an Innovation Advisor for FORGE, she is also the host of The Builder Circle podcast aimed to help hardware entrepreneurs, builders and engineers with the challenges of modern hardware development.

Host: Sam East

Sam East - Engineering Podcast Host

Sam East is a media personality based in Toronto, Canada.

You can hear her on “Sam & Dames” in the afternoon from 3-7PM on Toronto’s #1 Hit Music Station, 99.9 Virgin Radio, and with the iHeartRadio Canada app.

When she’s not in studio, she might be hosting live events, hosting and producing the podcast “Lessons to My Younger Self,” or sharing a video that leads to a personal invite from Oprah Winfrey.

Sam is also a certified mindfulness meditation teacher and is thrilled to be able to share tools to help cultivate presence, peace, and self-awareness.


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