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Virginia Chapter
See what drives this regional chapter and meet the state’s team of devoted students striving to make a difference in the lives of the next generation of computer scientists!
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Virginia Chapter Mission

What We Strive For

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Virginia Chapter Leader

Ananya Gourishetty

Hey! My name is Ananya Gourishetty and I am 16 years old and am currently a Junior at Henrico High School, and apart of the International Baccalaureate program. I am extremely passionate about the world of science and everything that goes on behind medical advancements. My work with the community is something I cherish very much. I was recently nominated as a candidate for the 2020 students of the year campaign through LLS; which is a blood cancer society and with holding fundraisers, contacting local companies and sharing awareness I was able to raise about $8000 in 7 weeks.

My love and interest for science bleeds into my education; I have recently completed an earth science course sponsored by NASA; and am currently working towards solving a mission simulation. The medical field is something that fascinates me to a very high extent which is why this past summer I spent 1 weeks shadowing med students at VCU; through this experience I gained knowledge of medical procedures and aspects of neuroscience. My ultimate goal in terms of my events which I plan on carrying out in my event is to combine science with technology and connecting them with how it can be used in the future.”

Virginia’s Events

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Events Coming Soon

This chapter is working hard to begin planning new events for students in their state. If you would like to help plan events or be apart of the chapter’s future plans, email the chapters team at virginia@girlscomputingleague.org
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