Founders

 

Fiona Liang

BS Industrial & Systems Engineering '19

MS Industrial & Systems Engineering '20

Fiona is a GWC 2014 Summer Immersion Program Alumni. Initially she wanted to become a lawyer but after participating in the program, she fell in love with engineering. She hopes that bringing this opportunity to young girls and exposing them to coding will spark their interest in STEM just like it did with her.

Caitlin Hall

BS Industrial & Systems Engineering '19

MS Industrial & Systems Engineering '20

Caitlin  believes that all young women who are passionate about STEM should have a group of supportive women and a healthy environment to explore their interests. After her first engineering class at BU, she realized it was essential to provide this support for girls at a younger age. She hopes that GWC Club can give that to girls across the region. 

Kasey Hill

BS Industrial Engineering '18

MBA '19

Kasey is passionate about inspiring those around her to achieve greatness through continuous learning and growth.  She was inspired by a group of women in her Engineering Sorority to dream big.  Now, she hopes to continue that legacy by encouraging the future of young women to pursue STEM opportunities and discover their full potential.

Fall  2020 E-Board

 

President

VP Programming

VP External

Marketing Manager

Abigail McHugh

Stephanie Greenberg

BS. Computer Science '21

Abby has a passion for recruiting girls to pursue careers in STEM. Originally a Biomedical Engineering major, she switched to Computer Science after teaching herself Python. She was inspired to join the program after her experiences in her computer science classes at Binghamton. She is a Division-I athlete and member of the Society of Women Engineers.

BS. Computer Science '21

Stephanie first developed a passion for coding in middle school, when she started her own blog, and has been pursuing computer science ever since. She hopes to encourage girls to overcome the intimidation of joining a male-dominated field. She also hosts two weekly radio shows and loves discovering new music.

 

Jasmin Zelaya

BS. Mechanical Engineering '22

 

Jasmin is currently a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering at Binghamton University. She first took an interest to coding in high school, learning Java. In her spare time she likes to make sketches.

Michelle Pao

BS. Biomedical Engineering '21

Minor in Graphic Design 

 

Michelle believes that it is possible for anyone to learn coding and hopes to become a UI/UX designer. She loves using the Adobe Creative Suite to tell stories and bring her ideas to life. 

Secretary

Michelle Chen

BS. Computer Engineering '21

Michelle is interested in virtual and augmented reality. She wants to see more girls take interest in the STEM field.

Programming Shadow

Amelia Chesebro

BS. Computer Science '22

Amelia began coding in high school, loves animals and is passionate about the environment. She is hoping to encourage girls to pursue STEM and follow their dreams no matter what anybody tells them.

 

Lead Teaching Instructor

Python

Jennifer Seibert

BS. Computer Science '23

Jennifer has always had a passion for math and science but learned she loved to code when she joined her high school's robotics team. She hopes to inspire and encourage girls to pursue their own passions in the STEM field. She also enjoys playing board games, practicing yoga, and spending time outdoors. 

Lead Teaching Instructor

App Building

Sophia Azaraev

BS. Computer Science '22

Sophia is from New York City and enjoys travelling, listening to music, and going to concerts. She's excited to work at Girls Who Code because similar programs helped inspire a change in her career path and empowered her. 

 

Community Outreach Committee

Jessica Derderian

BS. Computer Science '23

Jessica is from New Jersey. In her free time she loves to run, watch movies, and read books. She is also a major foodie and loves to try new restaurants. 

Sherine Sawwan

BS. Computer Science '23

Sherine is currently a freshman and is a GWC 2018 Summer Immersion Program Alumni. She strives to make other young women feel the passion and empowerment she felt learning code for the first time. She would like to inspire others to feel confident and courageous, because computer science is awesome.

Danielle Anzelone

BS. Computer Science '21

Danielle became interested in UI development in her freshman year of high school when she took a class on webpage design.  She wants to give other high school students the opportunity to learn to program in hopes of increasing female involvement in a male-dominated field, as well as making coding a more popular skill.

 

Teaching Instructors

 

Catherine Swail

BS. Mechanical Engineering '21

Catherine has always been interested in the STEM field because she loves designing and creating. She hopes to encourage more girls to explore their interests and realize how much potential they have.

 

Eleni Demas

BS. Biomedical Engineering '21

Eleni loves being a part of a community that encourages young women to reach for the stars! She enjoys learning about new technology and how it can impact the future. She is passionate about helping others and learning from all her experiences.

 

Kaitlin Wan

BS. Computer Science '23

Kaitlin has been interested in computer science since elementary school when she started playing video games. She is excited to be pursuing her interest through clubs and internships in the tech field. She hopes that girls of all ages feel welcome and are encouraged to pursue STEM! In her free time, she enjoys biking, playing video games, and cooking,

Jessica Swift

BS. Computer Science '22

Jessica developed an interest in coding during her freshman year at Binghamton University. She believes a good STEM education is essential to creating a better future and hopes to inspire girls to be confident in their skills. She also enjoys playing the saxophone, staying physically active, and reading.

Maeve Farrell

BS. Computer Science '21

Maeve started coding C++ in high school through a dual enrollment program, and loved with the way CS combines logic and creativity. She's been programming ever since! She hopes to help get more young women interested in pursuing a career in technology through Girls Who Code. In her spare time, she likes to practice violin, exercise, and play board games.

Sophie Saremsky

BS. Computer Science and Mathematics '22

Sophie was introduced to coding in middle school through a summer camp and then went on to teach herself basic Python and C++. Her junior year of high school, she took a machine learning course and decided she wanted it to be her career. She is currently pursuing a double major in computer science and mathematics and hopes to help other young women chase their dreams of going into STEM fields as well. In her free time, she is an avid reader, plays classical piano, and loves board and video games!

 

Professional Staff

Meghan Crist

Meghan Christ '10 is a member of the Watson Advising Team and previous Electrical Engineer at BAE Systems in Endicott, NY. Meghan is  passionate about STEM and eager to share her industry insight with students.

Koen Gieskes

Professor Koen Gieskes '09 is the engineering lab coordinator for the EDD 111/112 courses.  Mr. Gieskes received both his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Binghamton University. He is excited to join the GWC team as a member of the professional staff.

Hiroki Sayama

Professor Hiroki Sayama is a professor and researcher specializing in systems science and engineering , network science, simulation, etc.  

A special thank you to Maureen Van Deusen, Liz Kradjian, Rachel Flores, and various administration on Binghamton campus for their guidance and support. This chapter would not be possible without you.

 

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Danielle Anzelone

BS. Computer Science '21

Danielle became interested in UI development in her freshman year of high school when she took a class on webpage design.  She wants to give other high school students the opportunity to learn to program in hopes of increasing female involvement in a male-dominated field, as well as making coding a more popular skill.

 

Julia Williamsen

BS. Mechanical Engineering '21

Julia gained an interest in coding in high school and went on to learn more about it at Binghamton University. Her mechanical engineering classes taught her about how important of a skill it is to have in a STEM career, and she hope to help young girls get a head start in it through being a Girls Who Code teaching instructor. She loves hiking, reading, and cooking.

 

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