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Issaquah High School grads pitch revolutionary footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

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Issaquah High School grads pitch revolutionary footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job' | Issaquah Press

Issaquah High School Grads Pitch Revolutionary Footwear on Oxygen's 'Quit Your Day Job'  You slip your shoes on one foot at a time.The concept is natural, easy and hardly requires a second thought. But what if it wasn’t so simple? What if a physical limitation prevented you from literally putting on your shoes?That was the case for 1996 Issaquah High School grad Billy Price, who became paralyzed from the chest down after falling out of a third-story window at his University of Washington fraternity in October 1996.The accident took away the ability to move much of his body, making daily...

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Quit Your Day Job Sneak Peek: "Billy's Adaptable Shoes" | The Oxygen Channel

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Quit Your Day Job Sneak Peek: "Billy's Adaptable Shoes" | The Oxygen Channel

Quit Your Day Job Sneak Peek 103: Billy's Adaptable Shoes. Oxygen gets down to business with “Quit Your Day Job,” an immersive new docuseries exploring the exciting world of entrepreneurship through the leadership of tech mogul Randi Zuckerberg, consumer products tycoon Ido Leffler, start-up advocate Sarah Prevette, and master marketer Lauren Maillian. The eight-episode series features aspiring millennial entrepreneurs who receive the life-changing opportunity to pitch themselves and their innovative ideas to the angel financiers. The investment club will use their business expertise, industry knowledge and creative vision to determine which up-and-coming products have the potential to be the next...

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Billy Price shares some accomplishments, challenges and opportunities he's encountered in the field of engineering | DO-IT, University of Washington

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Billy Price shares some accomplishments, challenges and opportunities he's encountered in the field of engineering | DO-IT, University of Washington

AccessEngineering: Improving engineering fields by increasing the participation of people with disabilities and incorporating their perspectives and expertise. One of the best skills I learned while studying mechanical engineering at the University of Washington was not actually "engineering" per se; it was the ability to problem solve. The engineering curriculum required a mountain of prerequisites followed by an ocean of required program courses. Math, chemistry, physics, statics, dynamics, statistics, computer programming—all were appetizers before the main course. Once I was in the program, it was on to thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, system dynamics, material sciences, and design. Each class required its own...

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