Meet Brenda

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“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live to express, not to impress.”

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I am an Information Science PhD student at Cornell/Cornell Tech and am focusing on Human-Computer Interaction. Currently, I am working with Professor Shiri Azenkot and aim to create accessible and affordable technologies to improve well-being. In 2018, I graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a B.S. in Joint Computer Science-Mathematics. My research experience includes accessible technology, human-robot teamwork, and middle school computer science education.

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