With the iconic Michael J. Fox character in mind, Heintz went to college at the University of Michigan (you'll have to listen to the episode for her surprising take on Ohio State football fans) and tried out a few different areas of study before falling in love with chemistry.
Today, she serves as a technical fellow at Battelle, a position in which she sets the direction for material science work at the Columbus-based research giant.
Check out our full interview to hear more from Heintz about how she handles working in a male-dominated industry, why she opted for a job at Battelle over seeking out a professorial gig in the world of academia, and more.
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