Favour Osisioma, 19 – FUNDED

One of Favour Osisioma’s favorite inspirational quotes is from Winston Churchill: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” This New Face of Tech winner is a first-year student at the University of Tennessee at Martin — and she dreams of being a community organizer in the future!

What does being the New Face of Tech mean to you?

It means support with/from a community to women to achieve my dreams.

Women are underrepresented in STEAM. How can we change this?

We can make changes through financial support and one-on-one mentorship.

What are some of the challenges you have faced along the way?

I have faced financial struggles during my time in college.

How do you stay motivated and focused on your goals?

My community of friends and family who care about me.

How will funding from the 1,000 Dreams Fund and HARMAN help you reach your goals?

It will allow me to focus on my academics more and build a stronger resume and network.