Dedicated, Creative, and Nimble
The Girls in Engineering team is part of Berkeley Engineering’s Inclusive Excellence Team. Learn more about the Inclusive Excellence team and other K-12 outreach offerings here.
Anne Mayoral | Program Director
Anne is a rocket scientist turned toy and exhibit designer, with a passion for hands-on STEAM education. She believes strongly in “learning through play” and encourages learners to get their hands dirty as a means for developing intuition, a deep understanding of the world, and comfort with making mistakes. Anne strives to promote diversity in engineering and increase access for underserved and underrepresented populations; cultivate curiosity and appreciation for the natural world; create safe, supportive and welcoming learning environments; and build capacity through learner-led, inquiry-based opportunities and empowered making. Anne earned a B.S. and M.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in industrial design from the Academy of Art University.
Sammantha Garcia | Intern
Samantha is a UC Berkeley student studying Data Science with a concentration in Cognition. She is passionate about computer science and analyzing data because it can help us get a better understanding of the world around us. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, baking, and doing puzzles!
“GiE provides such a unique and welcoming environment for all the campers and CITs. I had such an enjoyable time attending camp this week and was so amazed by all the hard work and creativity the campers put into their projects!”Druthu, 2021 HS CIT