First Name

Sophie

Last Name

L.

Bio

Sophie, a high school junior at Gould Academy, looks forward to college. A member of Girls Who Code since middle school, Sophie’s life was changed by participating in the GWC 8-week Summer Immersion experience at Akamai Technologies in Cambridge, MA, which included Watson Health and Amazon Robotics. From personal experience with concussion, Sophie recognizes the connections between research, technology and delivery in medical advancement. Sophie founded the first coding club at her school. In addition to several computer languages, Sophie is fluent in French. She also volunteers at the Maine Immigration and Refugees Service Center where she provides English tutoring.