STARTUPS Ex-Disney star Bridgit Mendler accidentally checked a box on a college application

Bridgit Mendler's way from Disney Station star to space startup Chief began with — plainly — a mishap.

The 31-year-old is the Chief and fellow benefactor of Northwood Space, an organization situated in El Segundo

It's a long ways from her childhood spent as a kid entertainer and recording craftsman,

known for jobs in Disney Station shows and movies like "Best of Luck Charlie" and "Lemonade Mouth."

"While every other person was making their sourdough starters

getting information from [National Maritime and Environmental Administration] satellites,"

Mendler was all the while following up on screen as of late as 2019

 at the point when she inadvertently checked a case on her College of Southern California school application.

finished programs at the MIT Media Lab and Harvard Graduate school,

Mendler's off-screen capabilities loan belief to Northwood, which she helped to establish with her significant other,