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A participant on two FTC Teams (Nevada and Albania). Incoming freshmen at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and will be majoring in AI and Decision Making. 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar, National Merit Scholar, Congressional App Challenge Winner, NCWIT AiC Affiliate Winner, Founder and CEO of VoluntYOU, Dean's List Finalist for FTC, Silver Medalist for the Katherine Johnson Engineering Documentation Award FGC 2018. Julianna has been recognized by the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and the Office of the Governor of Nevada for her achievements and excellence. Julianna established the first NASA ASTRO CAMP® in the state of Nevada and this summer is leading a series of free NASA ASTRO CAMPS® for kids. This is Julianna’s fourth NASA position and her second NASA mentorship position.