First Name

Durga

Last Name

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Bio

Durga is a Junior at Plano West Senior High School interested in Computer Science and Engineering. She is presently enrolled in AP Computer Science A and Aerospace Engineering courses at her high school. She is a member of her Computer Science Club and she competes in local Java coding competitions. She shares her passion for technology with others through the Digital Creation Space (DCS) program with the Plano Public Library System for the past two years. At DCS, she promotes the Library’s services, so young community members can come and learn to use various technologies like, Photoshop, Movie Maker, numerous engineering kits, 3-D printing, and the Microsoft office suite. Durga has mastered them enough to become an advocate for the tools and to assist others in use of these tools. You can find her in YouTube Videos on the Plano Library’s channel promoting various STEAM activities. This summer Durga had to opportunity to intern with Citi Bank and spent one week immersed in building and coding a robot and presenting it to a group of mock investors for funding. This internship allowed her to experience the various technical, as well as business decisions that affect technical product development. Durga’s plan is to graduate from college with a Computer Science and Business Degree. She is striving to be a Computer Science and Business Major. Her goal is to become a Chief Technology Officer.