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Deena Ramkaran wins the prestigious Generation Google Scholarship

Deena
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Deena Ramkaran, an undergraduate at St. John’s University, College of Professional Studies received the Generation Google Scholarship. The scholarship is given to help students with financial support towards their college tuition and to encourage networking for underrepresented groups in technology. Deena plans to apply the scholarship to her undergraduate tuition and attend a Google retreat alongside Google engineers and other scholarship recipients in California over the 2018 summer. 

She previously attended the Grace Hopper Celebration in Florida during October of 2017, through the Anita Borg Scholarship. While in attendance, she networked with top tech companies and explored the different opportunities and sectors offered in Computer Science. She hopes to pursue a career in software engineering. Deena will be interning at Microsoft’s Headquarters in Redmond, Washington over the summer where she will be working on mobile development.