Undergraduate Officers

Lucy Chian

President

Lucy Chian

Lucy is a fourth-year majoring in Computer Science with a specialization in bioinformatics. Since she joined in her first year, WIC has given her invaluable opportunities within the CS community and has proved to be a fantastic support group. Outside of CS, Lucy plays soccer and enjoys cooking/eating, photography, and the outdoors. She recently returned from studying abroad in Copenhagen.

Jessica Yang

Vice President

Jessica Yang

Jessica is a fourth-year Computer Science major. Her passion in computer science stems from the unlimited applications of programming to different areas of interests. When she first joined WIC freshman year, she was simply looking for a community to be a part of; she ended up staying because of the people she's met along the way and because she became increasingly passionate about the cause. Outside of programming, Jessica likes to watch TV shows, play video games, try new foods, and crochet.

Shreya Malik

Treasurer

Shreya Malik

Shreya is a fourth year bioinformatics major minoring in business. She has experience in performing algorithmic quantitative analysis in the molecular engineering lab at UCSD and has successfully completed several summer internships at companies of various sizes. Her academic pursuits place her at the most innovative crossroads between computer science, biotechnology, and consulting. She hopes to use these experiences to further WiC's goals by inspiring growth, networking opportunities, and overall learning through her contributions as treasurer for the 2016-17 academic year. She's always willing to answer questions, so feel free to approach her with anything!

Keyue Bao

Secretary

Keyue Bao

Keyue is currently a third year pursuing computer science at UCSD, she is currently a tutor for CSE 12, 15L and 110 with Prof. Gillespie. Her passion for CS started from her father, who was a hardware engineer. Aside from technology, she enjoys cooking/baking.

Christina Cook

Professional Development Co-Chair

Christina Cook

Christina is a third year Cognitive Science major. 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 sitting side ways and Netflixing, swimming, yoga, running, and design.

Erin Cole

Professional Development Co-Chair

Erin Cole

Erin is a third year 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 the San Diego craft beer scene.

Qiqi Wu

Technical Skills Co-Chair

Qiqi Wu

Qiqi is a third-year Computer Science Major. She was initially dawn to the major because of her interest in technology, and the infinite possibilities that a computer can offer. She joined WiC because she wanted to meet other members who share the same passion in the field. Her goal is to empower other students to succeed and to encourage inclusion in computing. When she is not stuck in the lab, Qiqi enjoys watching movies, reading, shopping, and going to the beach.

Jace Chan

Technical Skills Co-Chair

Jace Chan

Jace is a third-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.

Vrushali Samant

Outreach Chair Co-Chair

Vrushali Samant

Vrushali is a third-year undergraduate computer science major at UC San Diego. She took an interest in computer science thanks to a programming class in her high school, and hopes to encourage other high school girls to develop a passion for the subject by reaching out to them through various events hosted at UCSD. She joined WIC to connect with other people with similar interests and to become a part of the incredible CS community, and so part of her other time is spent in bringing together students interested in CS through socials and other fun activities. Outside of CS, she loves reading, sketching, and eating!

Priyanka Kulshreshtha

Outreach Chair Co-Chair

Priyanka Kulshreshtha

Priyanka is a is a third-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.

Vivian Zhang

Programming Competition Chair

Vivian Zhang

Vivian is a third-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.

Michelle Yang

Webmaster

Michelle Yang

Michelle is a second-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.

Barbara He

Public Relations Officer

Barbara He

Barbara is currently a second year Computer Science major who joined WIC because she likes the supportive community and additional opportunities. She likes to stay involved on campus and really enjoys encouraging more girls to pursue engineering and CS. She spent this past summer working as an instructor at an all-girls summer tech camp called Alexa Cafe. Barbara is currently a tutor for CSE 30 and a writing tutor at the UCSD Writing Hub. During her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, taking Rec Classes, and catching up with friends. .

Christopher Guan

Historian

Christopher Guan

Christopher is a first-year Computer Engineering major. He joined WIC and applied to the officer board for the chance to get to know new people at UCSD, learn about clubs on campus, and to promote opportunities for women. Inspired by the effect of Girls Who Code on friends in high school, he hopes to spread positive change in the field of computer science. Outside of CS, Chris enjoys cooking and eating delicious foods, running on a track, and reading. .

Previous Officers

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

Jessica Yang

Angelique De Castro

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