The SIXTH year of our New Face of Tech Scholarship Program — in partnership with tech giant HARMAN — has been so incredible.
We are always so inspired by everyone who applies and we couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce you to our 25 winners for 2022.
Our New Face of Tech Scholarship Program funds and fuels the aspirations of talented college women who are pursuing degrees in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math!) and who want to work in tech.
We’ve awarded our 25 winners with the following:
- $1,500 scholarship
- Career coaching sessions with HARMAN executives
- JBL product
So, with that, please meet our 2022 New Face of Tech winners! Click through on their names to learn more about their inspiring accomplishments thus far — often in the face of adversity — and their mega future dreams.
Alexandria Brady-Miné – University of South Florida, Mechanical Engineering
Ayomide O. – Mississippi Valley State University, Computer Science and Mathematics
Bruna Rocha – University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering
Catherine Laserna – California State University – Fresno, Computer Science and Business
Charlene de la Paz – Rice University, Mechanical Engineering
Daniela Markazi – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Informatics
Diana Garcia – Carnegie Mellon University, Information System Management
Dominique G. – University of Wisconsin-Madison, Neurobiology and Health Policy
Erika Bowen – University of Georgia, Biomedical Engineering
Faith I. – University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Business Information Systems and Analytics
Jayda Murray – North Carolina State University, Computer Science with a Game Development Concentration
Jayden Brown – Anderson University, Cybersecurity and Computer Science
Jimmia T. – University of Texas at Austin, Informatics
Kimberly Andres Rivera – Oxford College of Emory University, Computer Science
Maryann Benny Fernandes – Stanford University, Electrical Engineering
Favour Osisioma – University of Tennessee at Martin
Naima Cooper – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Human Development and Family Studies
Neha Malepati – Cornell University, Computer Science
Nhi Tran – Nova Southeastern University, Sociology
Oluwaseun (Shay) Falade – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Priyanka Benny Fernandes – Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering
Sarah Brill – Coventry University and Deakin University, Human Factors
Saron G. – George Mason University, College of Engineering and Computing, Computer Science
Saumya Bansal – University of Colorado, Boulder, Computer Science
Skyler Basco – Western Governors University, Computer Science
We selected this group of winners based on the quality of their submission, including a demonstrated commitment to their career dream in tech and a clear vision for how winning the New Face of Tech program will help them further accelerate their progress.
On behalf of the 1,000 Dreams Fund team, a huge congrats again to our New Face of Tech Winners! And thank you to everyone who applied. Your efforts are truly inspirational.