A small-town girl from sweet home on the range, Kansas, Kathy is currently a 3rd year student at Rice University. With a burning passion for software and technology and a fervent desire to further technologically advance the world, she seeks to obtain a B.S. degree in Computer Science. At the age of ten, Kathy acquired a hobby of designing and creating websites. She soon started her own freelancing website business as an 8th grader. She is proficiently skilled in Photoshop layout design and has extensive knowledge in web languages such as HTML and CSS. In addition, she has had ample experience with WordPress and a sufficient background in Django. Besides working on websites, course work, and personal Java and Web app projects, Kathy also enjoys playing competitive powderpuff, intensive weight training and conditioning, and occasionally strumming her ukulele and playing on her keyboard.