UncategorizedWinter 2018 Future Leaders of IT Congratulations to 2017’s recipients! by Connect Worldwide December 13, 2018 written by Connect Worldwide December 13, 2018 178 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] Caroline Anderson Morgantown, Pennsylvania Penn State University Computer Science Caroline Anderson is a first year computer science major at Pennsylvania State University Schreyers Honors College. Caroline’s interest in computer science sparked as a sophomore in high school while enrolled in an AP Computer Science class. Since then, her love for computer science has only continued to grow. Caroline completed two summer internships at NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation facility creating a database to categorize potential hazards for critical NASA missions. During her junior and senior years of high school, she was a researcher at West Virginia University’s Human Computer Lab under Dr. Saiph Savage. In this lab, she volunteered for e-NABLE, a nonprofit organization that builds 3D printed prosthetic hands for children in need, where she guided high school campers to build 20 prosthetic devices. She also created the West Virginia University Statler College twitter bot @WVUStatlerBot that answers commonly asked questions for engineering students at West Virginia University. In high school, Caroline served as the treasurer of both the National Honor Society and Interact Club, and has logged over 200 hours of community service. This summer (2018), she plans to research at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human Computer Interaction Institute. Caroline is very excited to learn more about computer science and what area will allow her to best serve others. You can learn even more about Caroline at her website: carolineganderson.com. Afe Addeh Greenbelt, Maryland University of Maryland College Park Computer Science Afe Addeh is a first-generation, African American student who has achieved many goals and accomplishments since she began her exploration into the field of computer science. In high school, she led her school’s Cyber Patriot team to the “Top Three” in state competition for two years in a row. Afe also participated in the Congressional App Challenge since 2014 and won 3rd place for her app, Career Finder, in 2017. During high school, Afe sought to inspire other female minority students to excel in STEM courses and activities. In 2016, Afe launched the first girl-prioritized club and the first computer programing club in her school: Girls Who Code. Afe will begin her first year in college at the University of Maryland at College Park, where she will major in computer science with a minor in computer graphics/animation.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row] ConnectConvergeWinter2018 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Connect Worldwide Connect Worldwide is a membership organization that builds and supports a global community of loyal business technology customers, partners and HPE employees who utilize the full spectrum of Hewlett Packard Enterprise products and services, including servers, storage, networking/mobility, infrastructure software, cloud, converged systems and security. Membership is free for consumers of HPE products and services. Feel free to explore our website and learn more about our upcoming events, monthly and quarterly publications, as well as our communities. previous post A look at hybrid IT challenges and solutions from 3 different perspectives next post President’s Letter You may also like The lowdown: How to protect your company’s data January 17, 2024 8 Best Open Source Project Management Software for... January 17, 2024 Breaking speed records with HPE Compute Scale-up Server... January 17, 2024 Nonstop Trends and Wins January 17, 2024 REGISTER: HPE Developer Munch & Learn January 24 January 17, 2024 Webinar: Will Generative AI live up to the... January 16, 2024 Modern file storage accelerates the AI-driven search for... August 31, 2023 How to Survive a Crisis with AI-Driven Operations June 11, 2023 Webinar: Digital Twins, the Metaverse, and Augmented Reality June 11, 2023 Compute engineered for your hybrid world: What not... June 11, 2023 Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.