Dr. Rajiv Gandhi

November 14, 2014 by Karen Her On November 14, 2014, we were fortunate to have Dr. Rajiv Gandhi come to Kings Court English College House to talk about his field of study and his experience working with students. After a discussion about his research in the design and analysis of algorithms, networks, and graph theory,…

Dr. Danielle Bassett

October 7, 2014 by Jessica Ramos The phenomena of how our brains work is an exciting topic only made more exciting by Dr. Danielle Bassett! On October 7, 2014 Danielle Bassett came to Kings Court English College House to discuss systems engineering and her research on how people learn. She discussed her exploration of the…

Dr. Benedict Brown

by Jessica Ramos Nothing could be better than brownies and a talk with an awesome professor. Dr. Benedict Brown is a professor in computer science at the University of Pennsylvania who absolutely loves what he does. Members of King’s Court English College House enjoyed freshly made brownies while Dr. Benedict Brown discussed his research in…

FemmeHacks 2015

by Rachel Han FemmeHacks is an annual all-female hackathon organized by Drexel University. Me, Sally Kong and Isabel Ren made a web app AnOwlysis that won the first place in FemmeHacks 2015. FemmeHacks are mostly constituted of three parts: the pre-hackathon brainstorm with featured females in computer science, main hacking hours and the final demo…

WiCS TechBrunch 1.0

November 16, 2014 by Sally Kong Imagine an element that follows two simple rules. It moves in a straight line When it touches another element, it draws a line that connects their centers Now, see what happens when you have hundreds of these in a closed space. What emerges is quite unexpected and even mindblowingly…

Google Trip

by Ankha Stanley The Google trip was absolutely amazing! We got to meet many women in the industry and about the various jobs available not only at the company, but in Computer Science in general. We were first given a tour of the New York headquarters building. As we saw the facilities our guide explained…

LadyHacks 2014

by Sally Kong First weekend of Spring Break, March 7-8, 2014, Jessica, Ankha and I joined the all women Philly hackathon, LadyHacks2014. This was a new experience because it wasn’t a student hackathon, and although 60% of the participants were students, we were also in teams with working women. My team composed of Angie who is…