Maha Alrashed

Maha Alrashed is a junior KGSP gifted student studying Computer Science at Boston University. Her passion in technology started after conducting research on map coloring algorithms at SRSI, a specialized research program at KAUST, in the Computer Science field. She published her research at the EdMedia conference at Washington DC in 2017, titled "Interactively Exploring Graph Coloring Algorithms in a Bilingual Web Platform with Gamification." Maha continued to do further research at KAUST's CCES labs, the University of Washington's Personal Robotics lab, and at the University of Irvine. She is a proud  ISEF'17 finalist, a 4th place winner at the national Olympiad of creativity (Ibdaa), and a winner of the Intel special award of excellence in Computer Science. Her main focus is applying technology for good through working with non-profits at Hack4Impact, applying technology in education, and youth outreach. In her free time, she enjoys writing and digital art.