Natalie Araujo Melo
natalie araujo melo (she/they) is a PhD student in the joint Computer Science and Learning Sciences Program at Northwestern University, co-advised by Dr. Sepehr Vakil and Dr. Marcelo Worsley. With support from her loving Brazilian immigrant family, natalie grew up attending public schools and graduated with a BSE in Computer Science at the University of Pennsylvania as a Questbridge and Janey Scholar. Motivated by their personal and professional experiences, natalie's current interests lie in the intersections of critical theories and technology studies, as well as in examining notions of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice within CSEd.
Broadening Participation in Computing