Bailey is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering researching heat exchanger design for waste heat recovery from diesel engine exhaust under Dr. Chris Depcik. She received her BS in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in German Studies from KU in 2015 and her MS in Mechanical Engineering from KU in 2019. Bailey was an organizing member of JBB in 2017 and served also served as the Website Manager. As JBB transitioned to an official course at KU, Bailey became the Co-Chair of JBB, as well as the Co-Chair of the Mentorship Committee. She is also one of the course co-instructors for the Fall 2019 semester. In addition to her involvement with JBB, Bailey is also on an organizing committee for a Women in Mechanical Engineering Networking Event to increase female graduate enrollment in the KU Mechanical Engineering Department. Through her involvement with JBB, Bailey hopes to be able to empower women and minorities to pursue and achieve their goals in STEM fields.