Raquel Hosein received an Award for Aspirations in Computing in New York City from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). Recipients were selected based upon their computing talent, leadership skills, academic ability, and future education plans. Awards were presented at Bloomberg headquarters in Manhattan on Friday, May 9. Each recipient receives two awards, one for themselves and one for their school’s trophy case. Bloomberg also contributed a set of Beats by Dre headphones, a Pebble Smartwatch, and other swag. Raquel is the first Midwood Science student to win this award.
Contributed by Almas Shafiq
Mayor of the City of Midwood
|Raquel Hosein shows off her award and swag at Bloomberg headquarters in Manhattan.|
|The 2014 receipients of the Award for Aspirations in Computing in New York City.|