Keren currently attends UC Berkeley, where she studies Data Science and Computer Science. An international student from the Philippines, she has represented her country in various international high school competitions, such as the International Chemistry Olympiad and the ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Olympiad. She is passionate about women’s representation in STEM, having been the only girl in her team across these competitions. Following her professional and personal passions led her to Womxn Ignite, a coalition of young women in technology and entrepreneurship, where she is a fellow.
At UC Berkeley, Keren has been an undergraduate researcher at various labs, researching nanocrystals under the Alivisatos group and biomedical imaging in the Pines and Reimer group. Keren is also widely involved in the campus entrepreneurship space as the External VP of Sigma Eta Pi, a co-ed entrepreneurship society. Outside of school, she works as a Product intern under Planet Labs, a microsatellite imaging company (calling all space tech fans!). An avid outdoors person, Keren loves to climb, hike, ski, run, and surf.
Keren is excited to teach physics, data science, math, and other STEM concepts at Curious Cardinals!
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