Jordan Dodson is pursuing her degree in Computer Science with a minor in Information Systems from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Here she shares a little about her career and the inspiration behind it.
What is your specific area of STEM?
Computer Science and Information Science
What traits might a child possess that may indicate an interest or aptitude for your STEM field?
Quick to learn how to use technology, interest in technology customization, interest in how technology works.
What did you know about your STEM field when you were a child?
My dad worked in IT and helped me build my first computer.
Why did you choose your STEM field? Were you inspired by someone?
I liked working with computers.
What are some really cool things that people in your profession work on?
Make apps and games!
What inspirational message would you give young girls to inspire them to pursue STEM?
Keep going even when it seems hard/impossible.
Thank you for contributing, Jordan!
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