Molly Goldstein is a senior pursuing a BS in Computer Engineering with a minor in Global Engineering Leadership at the University of Maryland, and she is a sister of the Upsilon Chapter. She has interned at NASA with the NASA Exploration In-Space Servicing Division Robotics Team on the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing mission. Molly has also had internships at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Tenable Network Security, Inc. She is a collegiate member of the Society of Women Engineers and an executive board member of the University of Maryland’s Israeli Dance Company, Avirah. Molly has mentored through the Texas Instruments Peer Mentoring Program and Women in Engineering Peer Mentoring Program.
Maya Hamka is a senior pursuing a BS in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Mathematics at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. She wants to work in the automotive industry and help bring fatal automotive accidents to zero. She has been the Treasurer, Vice President, and Membership Educator for the Iota Chapter of A.O.E., as well as the Treasurer, Vice President, and President of the Tau Beta Pi chapter at University of Michigan - Dearborn. Maya mentors high school students through Math Circle at the University of Michigan - Dearborn and through Math and Science Club, Business Professionals of America, and Michigan Youth Leadership at her former high school. She is also performing undergraduate research, helping develop an algorithm that can solve a mathematical problem that exists in many imaging techniques.
Sarah Loshinsky is a senior at Binghamton University, pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in pursuing a PhD in Biomaterials and Biopharmaceuticals. Sarah would love to work in research involving innovative treatment of disease at a research university or Biomedical Engineering company. She is an Undergraduate Course Assistant for the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Professional Chair of the A.O.E. Psi Chapter, and a Student Assistant at Watson Career and Alumni Connections. She is also a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.
Olivia Brasher is a senior at the University of Southern California, pursuing a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She intends to use her degree to conduct research that establishes the groundwork for new technology pushing the bounds of computing, sensing, imaging, and communication capabilities. Olivia has conducted undergraduate research for quantum information processing technology, investigation methods of improving optical imaging techniques relevant for biomedical applications. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and a teaching assistant for undergraduate electrical engineering courses.
Rachel Goldman is a senior at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, pursuing a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Cyber Security with a minor in Criminal Justice. She has held internships at BlackHorse Solutions, providing cyber technology solutions. Rachel has been the Risk Management Committee Head for the A.O.E. Beta Kappa Chapter. She is part of the Computer Science Learning Community and is a Resident Advisor. She has also been a Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant for the College of Computing and Informatics. Rachel also volunteers with the food pantry on campus.
Emily Simkovich is a 2nd year student pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, and she plans to pursue her Master’s Degree in Peace Engineering. She is the Sisterhood Chair of the A.O.E. Beta Mu Chapter, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a member of the Society of Women Engineers. Emily is in training to become the next Vice President of the Women’s Transportation Seminar Student Chapter. She is a member of the Drexel University Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and is involved in a project in Ecuador to design the path of a water pipe to help provide water from a spring to the local community. She has been involved with the engineering nonprofit The Shoulders of Giants, working on a project team creating a website to help people find food pantries in their areas.
Gabbie Rohde is a senior pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University. She wants to become a biomedical engineer to pave the way for new medical devices. Gabbie has volunteered for MassVaxx Immunization System, doing front-end website development. She has been the Secretary, Treasurer, President, and Professional Committee Chair of the A.O.E. Alpha Chapter. She is also a member of the Alpha Eta Mu Beta Biomedical Engineering Honors Society.
Kimaya Colaco is a senior pursuing a BS in Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology. Kimaya wants to use her degree to impact the medical field, influencing healthcare through technology. She was an undergraduate researcher at the Human-Automation Systems Lab at Georgia Tech, helping develop technology for early detection of disabilities in infants. She has been the President of the Georgia Tech Chapter of Girls Who Code, on the finance team for CS + Social Good, and a member of the Healthcare Robotics Club. She is also a member of the A.O.E. Sigma Chapter and a member of the Georgia Tech Nazaaqat (Bollywood Dance Team).
Markie Ash is a senior pursuing her BS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering and a minor in Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville. After she graduates, she wants to create and design strong, aesthetically pleasing buildings. She has worked as a field engineering intern for Portage County, WI and at a structural engineering and architecture design firm. Markie is a varsity member of the University of Wisconsin - Platteville Women’s Golf Team, the Vice President of Leadership and Development for the Pioneer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, an active member of the Society of Women in Engineering, the student-liaison for the Women in the Workplace Series, a student member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a Mathematics Department Tutor.
Noelle Arpea is a 3rd year student pursuing BS degrees in Textile Engineering and International Studies from Cabrini University. She wants to pursue a career in creative directing as an Imagineer, pushing the boundaries of art, science, physics, and entertainment. Noelle has been the Service Chair, Academics Chair, Merchandise Co-Chair, and Membership Educator for the Gamma Chapter of A.O.E. She is a member of the Benjamin Franklin Scholars program at Cabrini University and has served on the Spring Retreat Committee and Graduation Event Committee. Noelle is a member of the Tompkins Textile Student Council, Wilson College of Textiles Communications Committee, and Greater Good Textile Group.
Jameese Dunham is a 3rd year student pursuing a BA in Mechanical Engineering with a biomedical concentration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her love for math, science and desire to create things led her to become a biomedical engineer, and she aspires to discover ways to create artificial limbs and organs to improve the human body. She has participated in the North Carolina STEM Alliance Research Group for two academic years, working on projects related to prosthetic hands and legs. She also volunteers with the 2nd Harvest Food Bank.
Giavanna Corazza is a senior pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering with minors in Mechanical Engineering and Political Science at George Washington University. She is a sister of the Chi Chapter of A.O.E. and has served as a member of the Recruitment Committee, Fundraising Chair, and Professional Chair. Giavanna is a member of the Biomedical Engineering Society and Vice President of the George Washington University Society of Women Engineers. In 2019, she participated in a 24-hour Medical Solutions Hackathon and developed an innovative wheelchair accessory device to empower and increase the independence of wheelchair users by eliminating the need for a caregiver at mealtime. Her team presented this idea to the George Washington University New Venture Competition and won a prize to start this venture.
Sarah Kimak is a junior, currently pursuing a BS with a dual major in Computer and Cognitive Science and a minor in Disability Studies at the University of Delaware, after which she plans to continue with an MS at UCLA. After graduation, Sarah hopes to be able to develop and improve communication devices or even prosthetics for those that need them. She is a sister of the Nu Chapter of A.O.E., a member of the University of Delaware’s cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams, and a volunteer for Boys & Girls Club of Delaware and the Special Olympics Active Movement Program.
Sarah Hayden is a 4th year student pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Biomechanics at Marquette University, after which she will pursue an MS in Biomechanics. She is a Board Chair Member of the Student Conduct Board at Marquette University, a member of the Marquette Biomedical Engineering Society, Vice President of Marketing for the Engineering Student Council at Marquette, an undergraduate mentor through the Society of Women Engineers, and President of the Alpha Chapter of A.O.E. Sarah is also Co-President of El Salvador, a student organization working on developing a medical device that will operate in El Salvador to take diagnostic readings of infants and their mothers.
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Rebekah Geil is a 3rd year student, currently pursuing a BS in Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, after which she plans to pursue her Master's degree. When she graduates, Rebekah’s dream is to work at NASA, contributing to the success of human spaceflight programs. She is a student employee at Aero Maker Space and held an internship with the Air Force Research Laboratory. Rebekah is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and is the Middle School Outreach Chair for her chapter. She enjoys teaching young girls about engineering because she sees the same excitement and potential in them as she had at their age.