Organizers

Rebecca Andrews

Rebecca Andrews

Rebecca is from Las Vegas and is going to be a sophomore in LSA. She is currently a double major in international studies and computer science with a possible minor in Spanish. CS KickStart showed her how fun coding is, and gave her the confidence to pursue it as a major, despite her fears going into the program. When she isn’t doing homework, she loves napping, trying new food places in Ann Arbor, and traveling.

Sage Renstorm-Richards

Sage Renstorm-Richards

Sage is a student in the college of Literature, Science and the Arts who plans on majoring in computer science and possibly minoring in political science or entrepreneurship. She is a former CS Kickstart participant and is passionate about advocating for gender and racial diversity in technology. In her free time, she enjoys camping, reading, making art, and building her baking business.

Meghana Somsaale

Meghana is a student in the College of Engineering who has plans of studying computer science with a minor in business and/or economics. She participated in CS Kickstart the first year it was launched and has been involved in it ever since. She credits CS Kickstart as the reason for choosing to do computer science because this program gave her the confidence to tackle on a new challenge. In her free time, Meghana likes to hike, draw, or do anything adventurous.

Sree Jambunathan

Sree is a student in LSA who is planning on studying computer science and is currently exploring different minors. She credits CS KickStart for inspiring her to becoming interested in the field, enjoying programming, and providing her with a close-knit community. In her free time, she enjoys watching shows, trying new restaurants, and traveling the world.

Katie Hennells

Katie Hennells

Katie helped found CS KickStart in 2016. She is a current senior in the College of Engineering majoring in computer science. Katie is passionate about advocating for gender and racial diversity in computer science because she believes everyone should have an equal opprotunity to impact the world. Computer science is one of the best ways to do that since it touches so many fields and so many lives in so many different ways.