Victoria Indaco is currently an Associate Manufacturing Engineer at Tesla in California’s Bay Area. Victoria believes herself to be an ambitious and optimistic individual who enjoys any opportunity to learn. She is passionate in wanting to outreach with the community to inspire and empower youth to pursue whatever is calling their deepest interest.
Victoria was born in Washington DC, however grew up most of her life in California’s Bay Area near Palo Alto. Growing up, she maintained a busy well-rounded life, participating in multiple clubs and sports outside of school through the duration elementary and high school before college.
Victoria studied for her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and graduated in May 2015. During her time at Gonzaga, she was heavily involved with Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and Circle K International Service club (CKI). Victoria also worked in the machine shop where she led the design and build of the SAE Baja car used in international collegiate competition, and helped introduce students to different machining equipment within the shop. She believes that getting hands on exposure in the machine shop added more value and depth of understanding to her engineering career.
Victoria believes that value, asking “why”, and mindset have all been essential ingredients in her journey, and she is excited to share her story of what sparked her passion for engineering with Girls Can Do.