University at Buffalo WiSE ambassador Nina Valsalan.

Nina Valsalan

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elmsford, NY

Extracurricular involvement and hobbies:

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) 
  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
  • Reading 
  • Painting
  • Crocheting

Advice for high school women interested in pursuing STEM degrees:

Go outside of your comfort zone and do everything that brings you excitement!

Advice for new first year students:

Be fearless - don't be afraid to ask questions and take initiatives that might seem daunting.