Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), 2025

Dual-Bachelor of Science in Computing Security and Computer Science

Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture

Cumulative GPA: 4.00/4.00

Honors: top 3% of student body

Dean’s List for two semesters; View course load here.

Lancaster Country Day School (LCDS), 2020

Cumulative GPA: 3.74/4.00

Work Experience

  • Cyber Defense Magazine, Washington, DC – Cybersecurity Reporter (Jul 2021-pres.)
    • Interviews CEOs and CIOs at conferences like Black Hat and RSA to write articles on innovative technology and unicorns (a private company with a valuation of $1 billion or more)
    • Writes articles on cybercrime and threat analysis exploring open-source malware
    • Read my work here
  • Deloitte United States National Office at 30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY – Cyber Risk and Advisory Intern (Jun-Aug 2021)
    • Deployed virtual machines to test vulnerability and compatibility issues on various devices
    • Assisted with case development by creating strategic programs in Excel and Python
    • Delivered weekly project updates using Agile
  • Open@RIT, Rochester, NY – Research Assistant (Jan-Jun 2021)
    • Published research: Annotated Summaries and Bibliographies of Successful FOSS Projects
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  • Independent Tutor for Algebra II, Calculus, Python, and C++ (Aug 2018-Jun 2021)
  • J.B. Dawson’s Restaurant, Lancaster, PA – Hostess (Jun-Dec 2019)
  • Long Beach Island Bookworm Bookstore, Surf City, NJ – Bookseller (Jun-Aug 2018)


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  • Effective Altruism Club (2020)
  • FIRST Technology Challenge, Team Captain (2017-19)
  • Current Events Club, President (2017-2019)
  • Model United Nations Delegate, THIMUN Qatar Conference (2018-19)

Notable Research and Independent Studies

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Effectiveness of Threat Mitigation in Layers of the Open Systems Interconnection Model
    • Summaries and Annotated Bibliographies of Successful Free & Open Source Projects
  • Harvard University
    • AP Computer Science Principles
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    • Advanced Java

View complete list of research, independent studies, and projects here

Awards and Honors

  • ShmooCon Shmooze-A-Student Recipient (2022)
  • WiCyS Conference Scholarship (2022, 2021)
  • WiCyS Student Scholarship (2022, 2021)
  • Infosec Accelerate Undergraduate Scholarship (2021)
  • Women in Cybersecurity Cyber Defense Scholarship (2021)
  • Black Hat Student Scholarship (2021)
  • Undergraduate (ISC)² Scholarship (2021)
  • United States Silver Congressional Award (2021)
  • RIT’s Five-Year Presidential Scholarship (2020)
  • RIT’s Honors Program: top three percent of incoming freshman are admitted to RIT’s honors program (2020)
  • Women’s (ISC)² Information Security Scholarship (2020)
  • Outstanding Community Service Designation for 250 hours of service for FIRST Robotics, Habitat for Humanity, and Girl Scouts of America (2020)
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  • Lancaster Country Day School’s Science and Technology Departmental Award (2020)
  • University of Rochester Xerox Award for achievement in Information Technology (2019)
  • FIRST ​Technology​​ Challenge, FIRST Robotics World Championship, Dean’s List Finalist (2019)
  • National Merit Commended Scholar: the top three percent of PSAT scores (2019)

Travel and Alternative Breaks

  • Women in Cybersecurity, Conference Speaker, Colorado (2021)
  • Black Hat, Conference Reporter, Nevada (2021)
  • Habitat for Humanity, Spring Break, Pennsylvania (2020)
  • Model United Nations, Conference Attendee, Qatar (2019)