New Intern at Congressional App Challenge

I just started working as the only high school intern with Internet Education Foundation in Washington D.C., the official coordinator of the Congressional App Challenge! The Internet Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by public interest groups, corporations, and associations representative of the diversity of the Internet community. The IEF Mission is to: Assure informed policymaking on Internet-related issues within both government and the private sector Promote the Internet as a valuable medium for democratic participation, communications, and commerce Encourage coalitions of corporations, industry associations, and public interest groups to work together on addressing important Internet-related policy issues … Continue reading New Intern at Congressional App Challenge

New Congressional Intern – Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman

I’ve recently started working as an Congressional Outreach Intern for Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman at New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District office, tasked with organizing and promoting the Congressional App Challenge to over 100,000 middle and high school students in the district. Continue reading New Congressional Intern – Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman

Technovation Semifinalist – Girls Can Code Team

Congrats to ‘The Power Pixels’ Girls Can Code Junior Team of OHS Middle Schoolers Narmana, Nicole, Beth, Hannah, and Taly for their UN Sustainable Peace goal app Silver Lining! They were just announced as Semifinalist in the 2017 Technovation Challenege, placing in the top 50 internationally out of over 11,000 girls who competed. Having mentored the team and throughout the entire process of conceiving the app idea to them building the app in Android Studio, I’m so incredibly proud of them and their hard work! Judges Comments: “The work is superior, well-polished and cohesive.” “You demonstrated a strong understanding of Java. … Continue reading Technovation Semifinalist – Girls Can Code Team

Stanford OHS Student Body President

Just officially announced: “The winners for Student Government President for the 2017-2018 school year is Kayla Leung and the Vice President winner is Becca Rose!” Absolutely honored to have been voted into office by the OHS Student Body and grateful for all the support we received. I’m beyond ecstatic to get started on everything I have planned. I’ll be working throughout the summer to gear up and prep for Student Government activities in the fall – can’t wait to get started! Continue reading Stanford OHS Student Body President

Girls Can Code – The 16th Meeting. Last one in 2016 – 2017

A Year In Review: Technovation Semi Finalist Silver Lining: https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/05/23/congrats-silver-lining-technovation-semifinalist/ Technovation Challenge Submissions: https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/04/27/technovation-challenge-2017/ Meeting Archives: https://itspossiblelab.com/2016/09/30/girls-can-code-meeting-1-3/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2016/10/07/girls-can-code-meeting-2-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2016/10/14/girls-can-code-meeting-3/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2016/11/11/girls-can-code-meeting-6/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/01/13/girls-can-code-meeting-9-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/01/27/girls-can-code-meeting-10-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/02/03/girls-can-code-meeting-11-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/02/10/girls-can-code-meeting-12-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/04/07/girls-can-code-meeting-15-2/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/04/27/technovation-challenge-2017/ https://itspossiblelab.com/2017/05/12/girls-can-code-last-meeting-2016-2017/ *Given the high demand of additional work that was put into the Technovation submission this year for the club, many unofficial meetings were held to work on partitioned team projects!     Continue reading Girls Can Code – The 16th Meeting. Last one in 2016 – 2017

Congressional App Challenge Winners @ Washington D.C. #HouseOfCode

As the winner of the Congressional App Challenge in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District, I was invited to present our app at #HouseOfCode on April 3-4 in Washington D.C. I had the pleasure of presenting our app to members of Congress as well as meeting our Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman. Continue reading Congressional App Challenge Winners @ Washington D.C. #HouseOfCode