"Sometimes feeling uncomfortable is where we find strength, courage...our true nature." Adriane Brown was eight years old in 1966, when she and her brother integrated a previously all-white school in Virginia. By sixth grade, she was class president. She’s been a leader ever since. Adriane has been honored with numerous awards including MIT recognizing her with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award and STEMconnector naming her one of 100 Women Leaders in STEM. Adriane was President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems and President and COO for Intellectual Ventures. She has served as a key Board member for eBay, Raytheon, Allergan and Axon.