University of Virginia
Alara Bedir is a 3rd year studying Systems Engineering and is the current President of UVa's Questbridge Scholars Network - an organization that supports many FGLI students. Outside of academics, Alara is a manager at Cavalier Connect, the fundraising phonathon at UVa. She also spends a lot of time in the Center for Diversity in Engineering connecting with and mentoring first year engineers. This summer, Alara will be coupling her interests in Psychology and technical design as a User Experience Intern in Boston.