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
Sammantha 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!
Alyssa Mar | Intern
Alyssa is a UC Berkeley student intending on studying Business Administration with a minor in Data Science. Despite majoring in Business, she is still interested in learning and exploring other areas such as engineering! In her free time, she enjoys hiking, watching sunsets, baking, and hanging out with friends.
“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