Mayor Angela Birney

Through working as a science teacher and volunteering in schools, she realized that her passion for serving her community could translate well into a position as Mayor.

Audrey Pe

At only 18 she has spoken at the United Nations, TEDX and has been featured on Esquire Magazine. Meet the founder of international non-profit WiTech.

Nichole Kurz

She is the manager for the High School and Explore Internship program. Find out her path to Microsoft and their commitment to diversity in recruitment

Isabel Bolger

She is a computer science major at Northeastern University returning for her fourth internship with Microsoft this summer

Lianne Kniest

She explored her passion for STEM as a Washingtom Aerospace Scholar and Micorosoft Azure Engineer intern

Lindsay Gilbert

Even though she started off as a mechanical engineer, she found her true passion in software and is now an engineer for Nordstrom

Founders of the EduSTEM Initiative

High school students who founded a non-profit organization to bring technology education to girls and underrepresented minorities globally

Yerin Yang

She is a Washington State University freshman and aspiring game designer who combines her passions of art and technology

Rachel Ye

She is a computer science student at the University of Washington, passionate about empowering underprivileged communities, students, and women to pursue STEM

Angela V. Harris

Beyond her role as a program manager at Microsoft, she has also established her own scholarship to support African American students in STEM

My-linh Thai

She is a state respresentative from Washington’s 41st legislative district and former Bellevue School District Board Director

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley

She founded a national non-profit to support women in STEM after experiencing bias in the tech-industry

Isabel Ovalles

In her Junior year of high school, she was an intern for Microsoft working on Minecraft and will be returning her Senior year

Julia Shroeder

With some mentorship and guidance, she realized her passion for STEM and is now a research scientist at Amazon

Kaitlyn Amundsen

She’s attending the University of Washington pursuing her passion of physiology which she discovered through basketball in high school

Virginia Roberts

She is a Microsoft Manager within the Azure program and a volunteer for the non-profit organization, App Camp for Girls

Rachel Hu

She is an ambassador for the Institute of Systems Biology lab as a sophmore in high school