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Amy Kavalewitz

Rice University


Member profile details

Membership level
Board Member
First name
Last name
Rice University
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
Job Title
Executive Director, OEDK
Board Title
Past President

M.Ed., Adult Education, Penn State University (2007)
Post Baccalaureate, Distance Education, Penn State University (2006)
B.S., Organizational Leadership, Penn State University (2004)
A.S., Technical Communication and Web Production, Houston Community College (2000)

Amy Kavalewitz serves as the executive director of Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) at Rice University. She as been with the OEDK since the summer after it opened its doors in spring 2009. Amy stewards the support for student engineering design projects and programs by building relationships with industrial partners and managing the day-to-day operations of the OEDK facility and staff. Amy leads the development of crafting OEDK policies and procedures and substantially contributes to “the creative buzz that characterizes the OEDK.”

SSMC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. USA