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Kristen Pownell is a senior majoring in electrical engineering and minoring in political science at Stanford University. She has served as Middle School and High School Outreach Officer for Stanford Society of Women Engineers and enjoys sharing her passion for technology with the next generation of engineers. Her projects include creating an electronic hide-and-seek game with Arduino microcontrollers and Zigbee radios and designing an Arduino shield combining multiple components to simplify breadboarding for beginners. She plans to complete a master's in electrical engineering and continue to work with educational technology.