Women in STEM Leadership

Our Advisory Board

Terriekka Cardenas

Terriekka Cardenas is the President and CEO of Perceptive Engineering and Construction Services (PECS, LLC) in Dallas, TX, where she consults, trains and manages projects for multiple disciplines and possesses expertise in a several areas within the Industrial Manufacturing and Construction sector. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa and is  a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt who has worked in the manufacturing industry for over 15 years in varied capacities and department leadership roles. She is a proven influencer, leader and analytical problem solver.  Terriekka is a huge STEM/STEAM career advocate and she spends her time heavily involved in outreach in the local community and abroad working with organizations developing STEM and Workforce Programs to bridge the gap present in those underrepresented in multiple industries such as Engineering, Aviation & Aerospace, and Computer Science, to name a few. She is currently the Executive Director of Persistence Development Foundation and serves on the board of directors for CodeStream Studios, SimiDigi, Inc. and Tranzmt, Inc.