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Footprints: Theresa Carter

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Theresa C. Carter
Through her distinguished 31-year career in the U.S. Air Force, one of Major General Theresa Carter’s Giant Leaps was being the first female promoted to one-star general within her career field and then later receiving a second star.

Carter (BSIE 1985) was the keynote speaker at Purdue's December 2018 Commencement Ceremony, and is a Purdue Distinguished Engineering Alumna (2013), an Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2010), and a member of both the Purdue Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Industrial Engineering Advisory Council.

Source: Purdue University 150 Giant Leaps