Cecilia Avila is a senior undergraduate student pursuing a B.S. in computer science at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Cecilia is a first-generation college student born and raised in Chicago. She is a Teaching Assistant for Programming Design II (CS2) and she actively volunteers in the Department of Computer Science to advise incoming students. She was also directly involved in the founding of the Latinx Organization for Growth in Computing and Academics (LOGiCA) and has served as the secretary and treasurer of the organization.