Undergraduate Officers

Qiqi Wu

President

Qiqi Wu

Qiqi is a fourth-year Computer Science Major. She was initially drawn to the major because of her interest in technology, and the infinite possibilities that computer science offers. She joined WIC because she wanted to meet other members who share the same passion in the field, and to foster a supportive community for women in computing on campus. Her goal is to empower other students and to encourage inclusion in computing. When she is not stuck in the CSE lab, Qiqi enjoys watching movies, reading, and going to the beach.

Barbara He

Vice President

Barbara He

Barbara is currently a third year Computer Science major who joined WIC to find a supportive community and learn about different opportunities. She enjoys encouraging more girls to pursue engineering and CS and once worked as an instructor at an all-girls summer tech camp called Alexa Cafe. Barbara currently tutors for CSE courses and is a writing mentor at the Writing Hub. During her free time, she loves going to the beach, watching TV, and staying active through a variety of fun activities.

Michelle Yang

Secretary

Michelle Yang

Michelle is a third-year Computer Engineering student who fell in love with computers at a young age. As a Marshallite, Michelle is passionate about feminist issues, especially the lack of women in STEM. Consequently, Michelle brings a computer and pepper-spray everywhere she goes, ready to smash the glass ceiling. A hard worker, Michelle loves to surround herself with fellow strong individuals and found Women in Coding to be the perfect environment. In her free time, Michelle likes to rock climb, hike, skateboard, film videos, take/edit photos, sew, and learn new things.

Kaylie Lu

Treasurer

Kaylie Lu

Kaylie is a Junior studying Computer Science. She wants to learn more about this beautiful world and help its wonderful inhabitants. She wants to increase representation and participation of women and other minorities in computing fields at UCSD. In her free time, Kaylie enjoys reading books, shopping, painting, and curating her playlists.

Vivian Zhang

Programming Competition Chair

Vivian Zhang

Vivian is a fourth-year Computer Science Major at UCSD. Her first taste of Computer Science was by pure chance, having selected a high school CS elective on a whim. From there, she was hooked on the logic and problem solving skills associated with the field. Outside of CS and programming, she enjoys drawing and being a huge foodie.

Maddy Sporkert

Public Relations

Madeline Sporkert

Maddy is in her second year of studying computer science at UCSD. She comes from a family of software engineers, who always encouraged her to follow her passion, and not the status quo. Through WIC, she hopes to spread this mentality to other girls interested in STEM. When she's not coding, she loves to watch Netflix and relax at the beach.

Priyanka Kulshreshtha

Outreach Co-Chair

Priyanka Kulshreshtha

Priyanka is a is a fourth-year undergraduate computer science major at UC San Diego. She got into CS thanks to programming classes she took in high school. She wants to work towards making sure no one feels underrepresented in CS as she did when starting out. As such, she likes strengthening the CS community on campus through socials as well as encourage novel programming minorities to pursue their passion by showing them the wonderful community that WIC has to offer! In her free time, she likes to read and dance.

Robin Osekowsky

Outreach Co-Chair

Robin Osekowsky

Robin is a third year computer science major at UCSD, who got her start in CS in high school on a whim and hasn't looked back since. Robin joined WiC to support and be inspired by others in computer science, and since has discovered a passion for working with young women to teach and welcome them into the tech world. In her free time, Robin is an active member of the Chi Omega chapter at UCSD, and enjoys hiking, aerial silks, painting, kayaking, and scouting new and delicious food.

Christina Cook

Professional Development Co-Chair

Christina Cook

Christina is a senior studying Cognitive Science. She joined WIC because she is also interested in learning from women in Computer Science. Currently, Christina is interested in UX Design, front-end and her hobbies include hiking, Netflixing, swimming, yoga, running, and design.

Erin Cole

Professional Development Co-Chair

Erin Cole

Erin is a transfer student studying Computer Science, with a minor in math (math is fun!). She struggled in the beginning to find her way in the CS community, and since joining WIC has committed to helping others also find their way. She enjoys ballet, yoga, and open source projects in her spare time. Currently, she is getting interested in the intersection between data science and cyber security.

Ashkon Honardoost

Technical Development Co-Chair

Ashkon Honardoost

Ashkon is a senior majoring in Cognitive Science. He feels strongly about creating equal opportunity for all in tech. In his spare time he enjoys collecting records and rock climbing, sometimes at the same time.

Tiffany Pan

Technical Development Co-Chair

Tiffany Pan

Tiffany is a fourth year transfer student majoring in math-cs. She joined WiC to be inspired by other women pursuing computing and help grow the community. Currently, she is pursuing an iOS programming certificate and you’ll probably catch her eating, cooking, working out, or meeting new people!

Keyue Bao

Social Co-Chair

Keyue Bao

Keyue is a senior majoring in Computer Science. Her interest in computer science started from her father, who was a hardware engineer. She enjoys cryptography, boardgames and baking.

Emily Chou

Social Co-Chair

Emily Chou

Emily is a third year Computer Science major and Education Studies minor. She is passionate about strengthening the community for women in cs as well as Education Technology and all it's potential to enrich children's educations. Outside of cs, she enjoys reading autobiographies, playing tennis, and watching the Warriors win.

Jace Chan

Webmaster

Jace Chan

Jace is a fourth-year undergraduate computer science student at UC San Diego. He supports the presence of women in computing and encourages conversations that explore the intersection of privilege, identity, and technology. He believes all women deserve an equal opportunity to succeed, and joined WIC in order to amplify the voices of women in the computational sciences. In addition to his enthusiasm for outreach, he believes in leveraging the power of technology for social good.

Previous Officers

2016-2017

Undergraduate President

Lucy Chian

Undergraduate Vice President

Jessica Yang

Undergraduate Treasure

Shreya Malik

Undergraduate Secretary

Keyue Bao

Professional Development Co-Chair

Christina Cook

Professional Development Co-Chair

Erin Cole

Technical Skills Chair

Jace Chan & Qiqi Wu

Outreach Co-Chair

Vrushali Samant

Outreach Co-Chair

Priyanka Kulshreshtha

Programming Competition Chair

Vivian Zhang

Webmaster

Michelle Yang

Public Relations Officer

Barbara He

Historian

Christopher Guan

2015-2016

Undergraduate President

Angelique De Castro

Undergraduate Vice President

Lucy Chian

Undergraduate Treasure

Revan Jafar

Undergraduate Secretary

Tiffany Truong

Professional Development Co-Chair

Lea Lacson & Xiaohui Tong

Technical Skills Chair

Jace Chan & Qiqi Wu

Outreach Chair

Jessica Yang

Programming Competition Chair

Jessica Lin

Webmaster

Brianna Lam

Public Relations Officer

Keyue Bao

2014-2015

Undergraduate President

May Ng

Undergraduate Vice President

Nonie Grewal

Undergraduate Treasure

Emily Deng

Undergraduate Secretary

Tiffany Truong

Professional Development Chair

Lea Lacson

Technical Skills Chair

Sonal Prasad & Xiaomeng Wang

Outreach Chair

Angelique De Castro

Programming Competition Chair

Jessica Lin

Webmaster

Jennifer Lu

Public Relations Officer

Lucy Chian

2013-2014

Undergraduate President

Kylie Taitano

Graduate President

Olivia Simpson

Undergraduate Vice President

Huang Li

Graduate Vice President

Neha Chachra

Treasurer

Theresa Lee

Graduate Secretary

Laura Pina & Malveeka Tewari

Secretary

Sneha Datla

Senior Profesional Development Chair & Grace Hopper Chair

Mishika Vora

Professional Development Chair

May Ng & Kacey Coughlin

Outreach Chair

Antonella Wilby

Programming Competition Chair

Nonie Grewal

Technical Skills Chair

Helena Qin

Webmaster

Gina Chen

2012-2013

Undergraduate President

Eliah Overbey

Graduate President

Roshni Chandrashekhar

Undergraduate Vice President

Liz Chaddock

Graduate Vice President

Qing Zhang

Treasurer

Helena Qin

Secretary

Kylie Taitano

Professional Development Chair

Mishika Vora

TESC Representative

Sneha Datla

Historian

Huang Li

Social Chair

Iris Chin

Technical Skills Chair

Beth Yue Shi

Webmaster

Gina Chen

2011-2012

Undergraduate President

Marjori Pomarole

Graduate President

Sarah Esper

Undergraduate Vice President

Chelsea Baltierra

Graduate Vice President

Qing Zhang

Treasurer

Meera Ramakrishnan

Secretary

Kylie Taitano

Historian

Arshi Ansari

Outreach Chair

Mishika Vora

2010-2011

Graduate President

Laura Caulfield

Graduate Vice President

Anu Mupparthi

Treasurer

Qing Zhang

Secretary

Natalie Castallana

2009-2010

Graduate President

Elizabeth Bales

Graduate Vice President

Krystle de Mesa

Treasurer

Roshni Malani

Secretary

Vanessa Wallis

2008-2009

Graduate President

Elizabeth Bales

Officer

Thida Kalayasilpin

Officer

Tasha Frankie

Webmaster

Qing Zhang

Webmaster

Fallon Chen