Jenny Young is the owner of Brooklyn Robot Foundry, a place that empowers kids through building. She has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. She grew up working alongside her father in his garage shop and doing arts and crafts projects with her mother. From an early age she was exposed to the joys of building and designing things from found items. Prior to starting the Foundry, she worked in the educational technology and medical device fields as a project manager and engineer.