RESCHEDULED: Please join us on Saturday, July 18, at 2:30-3:30 pm for the presentation of the 2020 WID Mid-Atlantic Chapter Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Scholarship to Sandrea Nyivih!
The presentation will be held in Sandrea's front yard: 702 Woodbridge Center Way, Edgewood, MD 21040.
Attendees can park socially distanced with a mask on or drive by. Posters, cards, flowers, and words of encouragement are welcome!
Congratulations to Sandrea Nyivih, the 2020 recipient of the Women In Defense (WID) Mid-Atlantic Chapter Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Scholarship!
Sandrea is a 2020 graduate of Harford Technical High School in Bel Air, Maryland. This fall she will attend University of Maryland Baltimore County, with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics and a focus on Cyber Security.
Sandrea was accepted to UMBC's scholar's program for women in technology! She has already earned three professionally acclaimed cyber certifications, including the Cisco CCENT, CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications.
Sandrea aspires to work for the federal government in cyber defense, to protect information security and to promote public safety. She hopes to use the knowledge that she accumulates in college and in her career to help the world!
The WID Mid-Atlantic Chapter's annual $2,500 scholarship provides funding to female high school seniors pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States.
Our annual scholarship is designated for a female, high school senior who demonstrates academic achievement, proven leadership, and persuasive writing.
Please consider supporting our mission to increase the number of females working in STEM-related careers fields in national security and defense.
WID is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization (tax ID 53-0196547) and your donation, whereas you received no goods or services in exchange for your donation, is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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Congratulations to the 2019 recipient of the Women In Defense (WID) Mid-Atlantic Chapter Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Scholarship, which provides funding to female high school seniors pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States.
This year's $2,500 WID Mid-Atlantic Chapter STEM Education Scholarship recipient is Amy Pham of Aberdeen High School.
We also had four honorable mentions. Each received $500 in honor of our 2019 RW3 Symposium keynote speakers, Mr. Larry Muzzello, SES, Deputy Commander, U.S. Army CECOM, and Ms. Sharon Sputz, Executive Director of Strategic Programs, Data Science Institute, Columbia University:
Brooke Bleacher, The John Carroll School
Julianna Berte, C. Milton Wright High School
Elizabeth Betts, Rising Sun High School
Caela Phillips, C. Milton Wright High School
Aberdeen High School
The John Carroll School
C. Milton Wright High School
Rising Sun High School
C. Milton Wright High School
Sierra Smith is a 2018 graduate of Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, Maryland. She plans to study Neurobiology or Neuroscience before attending medical school.
Corinne is a 2017 graduate of Donegal High School in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. She plans to attend Grove City College and major in Mathematics. Her professional goal is to work for the National Security Agency or Central Intelligence Agency as a cryptanalyst to fulfill her love to create and decipher codes.
Deena is a 2017 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air, Maryland. Deena plans to attend the University of Maryland, College Park, and major in Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary track. Recognizing that the Army is the only branch of military service which maintains a veterinary corps, Deena plans to serve in the Army's Veterinary Corps and take care of the military working dogs that are used by the Army and Air Force, as well as marine mammals utilized by the U.S. Navy. Her lifelong goal is to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.