Allison is a sophomore at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has always had a passion for film, but after taking Computer Mathematics in C++ in high school she fell in love with computer science too. She is heavily involved in outreach efforts with the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at Virginia Tech and will be co-leading the AspireIT camp GotIT? in spring of 2015. Allison attended the White House Tech Inclusion Summit in 2013 and Qualcomm’s Women’s Collegiate Conference (QWCC) in 2014. This fall, she will work for Excella Consulting’s Extension Center at Virginia Tech’s Corporate Research Center while taking classes at Virginia Tech.