Chief Sealth HS
My name is Ruby Vohra and I am a current senior at the University of Washington majoring in Computer Science. IGNITE was one of the first programs I joined my freshman year of high school. At the time, I wasn’t exactly sure what career I wanted to pursue. IGNITE organized many different types of events that led me to ultimately, choosing Computer Science. Through this program, I was able to participate in panels where I could have my many questions answered, hear stories from successful women in STEM, and visit various tech companies. But most importantly, I was able to be a part of an incredible group of girls that were just like me!
IGNITE was the first step I took toward towards pursuing a tech related career. It gave me the “push” I wanted and the resources I needed in order to succeed. I am extremely thankful to IGNITE for its influence on me and the sisterhood it has created, and continues to create.