Stephanie Panovska is a junior at Dominican Academy and acts as an ambassador for ARROW. She has an eclectic passion for STEM, especially chemistry and finance. At Dominican Academy she is the Founder and President of the Finance Club and the Vice President of Girls Who Code. She also does marketing and is on the board of Red Cross Club, and is an avid member of Engineering club. Stephanie has also done research on CRISPR-CAS9 at Stony Brook University. Aside from all things STEM, Stephanie is a vivacious performer and dancer. When she is not on the stage or in the lab, she loves attending the ballet and opera, spending time with family, and traveling.
Urszula is a junior at Bard High School Early College Queens. She is an enthusiastic and meticulous student, always looking to learn more about the world around her. As a BridgeUp: STEM Brown Scholar, she has experience in data analysis, machine learning, and web design. Her passions intersect at the fields of computer science, biochemistry, and urban studies. To explore these interests, Urszula is simultaneously pursuing a high school degree and an Associate of Arts degree, as well as volunteering for multiple educational and research organizations. In an effort to share her love of technology, Urszula is the founder and student coordinator of her school's first ever tech conference. You can find her writing appearing monthly in the Nowy Dziennik newspaper. In the future, Urszula will attend university as a first-generation college student.
Courtney Huang is a sophomore at Basis Independent Brooklyn. She is a passionate and studious student that loves exploring and trying new activities and hobbies. As a Cooper Hewitt Design Scholar she has immersed herself in learning about the impact of design in everyday life and creations. Along with that she is a member of the Junior Academy at the New York Academy of Sciences. She works weekly with students around the globe to research and find a solution to the health crisis. At Basis Independent Brooklyn she is one of the first members of the History Bee and Bowl Team and the Cinema Club. While not learning and collaborating with others, Courtney enjoys spending her time with her friends to eat and watch funny videos.