Scholars

Natalia Alarcón Díaz

Universidad de Chile
Anita Borg Institute Scholarship Recipient

Natalia was born in Santiago, Chile and is a candidate for an SB in Computer Science Engineering in 2014 and MS in Computer Science in 2015 at the University of Chile. During her training, she has co-developed and assistant taught project-oriented courses that focus on allowing students to learn by doing using programming as a tool to achieve results while developing crucial skills such as teamwork, project planning, and time management. In addition to her regular coursework, Natalia works on several projects seeking to develop alternative ways of teaching to improve education from elementary school to college.