First Name

Rebecca

Last Name

O.

Bio

Rebecca is a junior at Hathaway Brown School. She has been interning at the Graphics & Visualization (GVIS) Lab at NASA Glenn Research Center since 2017 and currently works on a project for the gestural and neural control of a robot. Rebecca presented her project at 2018 PyOhio Conference, 2018 International Women & Girls in Science Day, 2017 & 2018 Cleveland Mini Maker Faire. Rebecca has also participated in the FIRST Robotics competitions since 6th grade. From 2013 to 2016, she was a member of a FIRST Lego League team, Awesome Eyeballs. From 2016, she has been a part of the FIRST Robotics Competition team 2399, the Fighting Unicorns, first as a member of the Programming Subteam, then, as the Programming Lead, and currently as the Captain of the Fighting Unicorns. In her free time, Rebecca likes to play video games, write poetry and draw.