Announcing Aspirations in Computing Winners

By Julianne Martin

Monday, February 11, 2013

CEWiT is proud to announce that 10 undergraduate women have been selected as winners of the Center’s Aspirations in Computing Scholarship and Essay Competition. Winners of the competition are:

Megan Anderson, a junior studying Computer Science with minors in Informatics and Psychology

Stephanie Bussey, a junior studying Informatics and Health Systems Administration with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies

Grace Haza, a freshman studying Physics with a minor in Mathematics

Katherine Henick, a junior studying Informatics with a minor in Business

Rachel Horton, a junior studying Economics and Mathematics with minors in English and Computer Science

Chelsie Kasun, a sophomore studying Informatics with a minor in Computer Science

Juliet Kelsten, a freshman studying English Education with a minor in Linguistics

Kadie O'Malley, a junior studying Informatics and Business with minors in Human-Centered Computing and Spanish

Kaitlin Paugh, a junior studying Informatics with minors in Telecommunications and Creative Writing

Elizabeth Stratton, a sophomore studying Supply Chain Management with a minor in Chemistry

These women were asked to submit a 500-word essay that described how they will use computing technology to make a difference in their future career. The winners will receive a $1,000 award and aid in outreach efforts to promote involvement and success for women in technology on campus.  This program is related to the Aspirations Awards of the National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) and is generously funded by the IU Women's Philanthropy Council.