Women in Science and Engineering

women in science and engineering

Big Sisters (Mentors)

WISE Big Sisters 2013-2014

Diana Agrest

Diana Agrest

Major: Electrical Engineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Charleston, SC

Interests: Belly dancing, tennis, scuba diving, and skiing

Favorite Quote: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison

Megan Casco

Megan Casco

Major: Bioengineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Summerville, SC

Interests: Reading, running, dancing, and watching crime shows.

Favorite Quote: "All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aubree Decoteau

Aubree Decoteau

Major: Environmental Engineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Columbia, SC

Interests: Hiking, Cycling, Baking, Cooking, Clemson football, Reading

Favorite Quote: “Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.” -Unknown

Tyler DuBose

Tyler DuBose

Major: Biosystems Engineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Charleston, SC

Interests: Running, Biking, Hiking, Outdoors activities, and Clemson Sports

Favorite Quote: “Man’s flight through life is sustained by the power of his knowledge.” -Austin Dusty Miller

Alyssa Flynn

Alyssa Flynn

Major: Environmental Engineering

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Billings, MT/ Cumming, GA

Interests: Music, Marching Band, Lacrosse, Crafting, Reading

Favorite Quote: "What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" -Robert Schuller

Kwasa Heath

Kwasa Heath

Major: Industrial Engineering

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Rock Hill, SC

Interests:Chorus, Music, Poetry, Reading

Favorite Quote: “I hope that you live a life you are proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald

Lydia Melin

Lydia Melin

Major: Civil Engineering

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Suwanee, Georgia

Interests: Volleyball, hiking, reading, crafts, Clemson football, baking

Favorite Quote: “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

Kim Owen

Kim Owen

Major: Chemical Engineering

Year: Junior

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Interests: Clemson Football, Running, Reading, and Hiking

Favorite Quote: “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” - Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Stephanie Phillips

Stephanie Phillips

Major: Civil Engineering

Year: Junior

Hometown: Anderson, SC

Interests: Photography, Reading, Hiking, and Clemson Football

Favorite Quote: “If you want to know what a man is like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” -Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Hiral Shah

Hiral Shah

Major: Bioengineering

Year: Senior

Hometown: Clemson, SC

Interests: Reading, Tennis, Hiking

Favorite Quote: “The grass isn’t greener on the other side; it’s greener where you water it.”

Kate Showers

Kate Showers

Major: Bioengineering

Year: Junior

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Interests: Hiking, running, reading, and Clemson football

Favorite Quote: Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming!

Dana Sweatman

Dana Sweatman

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Summerville, SC

Interests: Dance, reading, Clemson football, swimming, camping

Favorite Quote: “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” -Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Emily Thompson

Emily Thompson

Major: Physics

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Interests: Running, Lacrosse, Soccer, Reading, Outdoor activities, Clemson football

Favorite Quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

Megan Waite

Megan Waite

Major: Mathematical Sciences

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA

Interests: Field Hockey, Running, Football Season!, Being Outside

Favorite Quote:”May you have the hindsight to know where you’ve been, the foresight to see where you are going and the insight to know when you have gone too far.”

Kayleigh Wall

Kayleigh Wall

Major: Chemistry

Year: Junior

Hometown: Spartanburg, SC

Interests: Softball, college football, reading, swimming, learning

Favorite Quote: “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” -Ernest Hemingway