Natalie’s interests run the gamut, from writing for the Ellisian Journal to planting trees with the Environmental Club to saving goals on the lacrosse team. But when it comes to her true motivating force, all roads lead to robotics.
A subsystem lead for her community robotics team Girls of Steel
, Natalie strategizes how she can create, code, and compute her way to victory. Beyond the competitions, Natalie lends her powers of innovation to her team’s passion project: inventing an arm band designed to allow people with autism spectrum disorders to exercise without sensory overload.
Natalie problem-solves with compassion and confidence, and in doing so, she’s engineering a more empathetic world.