April 11, 2024

Paramus High student wins national award for women in technology

Paramus High student wins national award for women in technology
Danielle Park, a Paramus High School junior and computer scientist, holds her Award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women and Information Technology.

Publish a reserve: verify. Lead investigate to a Harvard-run journal: test. Launch a computer system science camp for young people today: check.

Which is not all Paramus Large University junior Danielle Park accomplished this previous yr. She was topped 1 of 40 national winners, the only a person from New Jersey, in the Countrywide Centre for Women and Details Technology’s Award for Aspirations in Computing. 

The awards acknowledge feminine, genderqueer or non-binary high college students across the U.S. who excel and want to progress in know-how and computing. Out of much more than 3,500 candidates, the center chose 360 honorable mentions alongside with 40 national winners. Park received scholarship money, a MacBook and other devices she can use to proceed her technological education. 

Park failed to anticipate to earn the nationwide award the initial time she used, a emotion she attributed to the “imposter syndrome” ladies and gender-diverse persons in STEM fields frequently confront.