Julie Shields is a Senior Industrial Engineering major from the University of Pittsburgh. Julie hails from a small town in Pennsylvania and was valedictorian of her 95 member high school class. She is currently earning a 3.90 GPA in Industrial Engineering. In addition to outstanding academics, Julie was Co-Chair of the Swanson School of Engineering’s 2017 Freshman Conference; she worked with “Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations”, where she assisted the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill to implement document work flow software; is a member of SWE, Alpha Pi Mu, Tau Beta Pi, and the Institute of Industrial & System Engineers. In addition, she was nominated for and awarded the Howard Bernstein Scholarship, and the John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship. Julie also participated in the Global Supply Program at the University of Montevideo, Uruguay. Julie completed three outstanding co-op rotations with FedEx Supply Chain, where she was the Lead Engineer on a multi-million dollar bid for a complex design and takeover of two distribution buildings, which the company ultimately won. Julie has accepted a full-time position with FedEx Supply Chain.