Shrina is the Vice President at Republic. She’s a mechanical engineer by training, and loves building the entrepreneurial tech community the same way she builds machines: with a robust foundation and strong purpose. Shrina started her engineering career at NASA and the Southern California Gas Company, and has four years of international experience supporting government projects and startups, from London to the Himalayas. She earned her M.S. from Sweden’s top university for sustainability, and her B.S. from her hometown’s UC Riverside. Shrina is a fierce believer in the power of innovation to solve the world’s most pressing problems, and enthusiastic about seeking out and supporting ideas to make them successful.