Aryaki received her Bachelors of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. She is currently attending SIUE to pursue her master’s degree in Computer Science. At the STEM Center, Aryaki is assisting with the research associated with our “Exploring Global Challenges: A STEM+C curriculum for Girls” program. Through this project, elementary school girls are engaging in STEM curriculum that integrates computational thinking. Through this curriculum, these girls are also encouraged to see themselves as future technologists.