Asian American Engineer of the Year Awards
Most Promising Engineer

Ms. Grace P. Jiang
Senior Manager, Production Control
Integrated Defense Systems
The Boeing Company

Boeing Work Experience
Jiang joined the Boeing Company in 2001 and successfully completed her assignments rising from a Computer Programmer, to an IT Project Manager, to a Manager, to a Senior Manager in areas across Information Technology, Procurement, and Production Control in a very short time span.

Jiang is a National Woman of color Technology All Star Award winner for the year of 2009. She is also a 2009 Boeing Global Diversity Change Agent Award Winner Jiang currently works as a Senior Manager in a Production Control group at the Integrated Defense Systems St. Louis site. Her responsibilities include overseeing Production Control for quick response
shop and tooling fabrication, 3PL and receiving. As Jiang brings passion and new technology to the factory shop floor, she is the leader of RFID(Radio frequency Identification) tool application project and a co-leader of Boeing CELDi project (Center for Engineering Logistics and distribution).

Technical Project Achievements
Prior to her current position, Jiang worked as an IT Manager in the Manufacturing Engineering Application Systems Organization. Her major function was to provide leadership and guidance to Manufacture Engineering applications support of 737, 777, and 787 BCA Airplane Programs and the IDS C-17 Program. She led the team to successfully complete a new enterprise wide engineering system evaluation project; successfully deploy existing Manufacture Engineering software in 777 and five other sites; successfully create new engineering software for 787; and successfully convert several C-17, 737 legacy systems to web based software. The cost savings benefit from one site alone is thousands of hours per year. Jiang has a passion for efficiency and process improvement. Her team successfully
supported CTCT(Common Tool Collaboration Team) and SPST (standard process standard tooling) engineering initiative projects. While Jiang was a Computer Programmer, she was the lead of a major financial system. Her premium customer service and great coding skills help her to deliver project deliverables on time and under budget.

Community Service
Jiang served as Vice President of Boeing Women in Leadership (BWIL) and Boeing Asian American Professional Association (BAAPA) in St. Louis in 2009. She is 2009 St. Louis Valuing diversity Influencing award and investing award winner. Jiang is a zealous organizer of culture events and ardently promotes diversity. She served as a Board Member of the Boeing Asian American Professional Association (BAAPA) in Seattle from 2005 to 2008. Jiang organized culture awareness events, career advising events, mentoring events, and she chaired the 2004 and 2005 APA picnics, which included fifteen Asian American Organizations. She served as the President of the Chinese Students & Scholars Association at the University of Washington where she led a 1600 member non-profit organization and provided community service to Asian students at the University. She lead board member in organizing new student welcome party, talent show contest, Chinese New Year party to promote Chinese culture and enrich student life. Her team organized networking event, mentoring event to help students better prepared for the job market.

Jiang holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington. She has also earned Bachelor Degrees in Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, and History. She is a CPA license holder in Washington State. She has earned a Masters Certificate in Project Management. Jiang is enrolled in Master program of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University at St. Louis.