Globaloria Students Wins in 2016 MIT Dream It. Code It. Win It. Awards Ceremony

On May 5, 2016, Globaloria students won in the High School division of the 2016 M.I.T.’s “Dream It. Code It. Win It.” competition with their creativity in using computer science to solve a problem. Globaloria winners included:

• “Protect & Swerve” by Md.Haque, Joshua Lee, Shemar Dacosta, Christopher Torres (Bronx Academy for Software Engineering)

• “Reducing Carbon Footprint Game” by Michelle Morales, Jennifer Caceres, Sheira Medrano, Marielly Luna (The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria)

• “Stress Relief App (ARA)” by Michelle Gonzalez (The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria)

• “Breakin Bread” by Gabriela Cuautle (The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria)

The student game design competition – open to University and High School students and co-organized by the M.I.T. Club of New York, MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City and TradingScreen – is judged based on both the quality of the problem being tackled by the competitors and on the solution itself, with the aim to promote creativity, diversity and literacy in the field of computer science. The judging panel brings together experts from three tech-heavy sectors: finance, media and technology.

Previous Globaloria winners include:

• 2015 – “Healthy Bunch” by Maria Diaz, Jennifer Caceres, Michelle Morales, Gabriela Cuautle, Margot Richaud, Daniela Leguisamo, Geraldine Agredo (The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria)

• 2014 – “Code Green” by Reyhan Ayhan, Aldina Klapija, Valerie De La Rosa, Hemanjali Jagnanan, Geraldine Agredo, Daniela Leguisamo, Margot Richaud, Angela Diep (The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria)

CEO Idit Harel with Leigh Ann DeLyser (Director of Education and Research, CSNYC)

CEO Idit Harel with Leigh Ann DeLyser
(Director of Education and Research, CSNYC)

CEO Idit Harel with Ayah Bdeir (Founder of LittleBits)

CEO Idit Harel with Ayah Bdeir (Founder of LittleBits)

Ayah Bdeir (Founder of LittleBits),Kevin Mayer (Senior Executive President & Chief Strategy Officer, Walt Disney Company), Cristina Dolan (Producer, M.I.T. Dream It. Code It. Win It. Awards), Josh Underkoffler (CEO & Founder, Oblong), Idit Harel (CEO, Globaloria)

Ayah Bdeir (Founder of LittleBits),Kevin Mayer (Senior Executive President & Chief Strategy Officer, Walt Disney Company), Cristina Dolan (Producer, M.I.T. Dream It. Code It. Win It. Awards), Josh Underkoffler (CEO & Founder, Oblong),
Idit Harel (CEO, Globaloria)

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