Sophia Emmi
Sophia Emmi

Sophia Emmi

Years of professional experience?

Year that you started the iCAN program

  • 2022

What was your major and background?
Graphic and Interactive Design

Research/Engagement Experience

What are your interests within computer science?
I am interested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and robotics.

Project Title

How did you get interested in Computer Science?
I have always been interested in computers and enjoy solving problems creatively. Computer science is a perfect medley of the two. I find the advancements within the field fascinating, especially when it comes to artificial intelligence.

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What is your most impactful iCAN experience?
When I was in school for my undergrad, I initially majored in Computer Science. However, after believing that I was not cut out for the program, I changed majors. My most impactful iCAN experience has been in the successes I have had since joining the cohort. iCAN has showed me that Computer Science can be accessible.

What are your hobbies/outside interests?
I enjoy reading, crochet, art, and playing video games.

Where are you from?
Urbana, IL