Izzy Lapidus is a sophomore at Barnard College studying Computing, Design, and Pedagogy–a special major she created herself! She is passionate about re-imagining the perception of STEM through the design of inclusive, equitable, and feminist STEM education environments. She is interested in developing new approaches to computer science education that better meet the needs of all students. She loves finding creative ways of encouraging young people to pursue STEM. You can find her on socials frequently posting about her experience at Barnard, as a woman in STEM, and everything in between!
Camilla Ffrench is a 20-year-old creative living in New York City who pursues her passion for art through photography, videography, graphic design, and more.
A passionate photographer, she is a graduate of the year-long Imagemakers program at the International Center of Photography and enjoys exploring many photographic mediums, inside and beyond the darkroom.
She is a member of Polo and Fomo, a creative group that acts as a production company, personal label, and much more for the band LAUNDRY DAY. Camilla works closely with five of her best friends to produce music videos, capture performances, and create an image for the band. She also created a video game, Chef Bless The Game, with LD member Etai to accompany the release of his first solo album. Recently Camilla has explored with more tangible mediums and made her first hand-tufted rug.
Camilla is an avid illustrator and graphic designer, building websites and branding assets for clients. Her passion project within this realm has been The Upstate Table, whose company image Camilla and her mom have been crafting since she was 12 years old.
In addition to these pursuits, Camilla often bakes, making cakes and other desserts with her mom’s business, but also for her own clients on commission. She of course is also passionate about cooking in her free time.
"Welcome to my corner of the internet🪴 I’m a computer science student at Barnard College. I'm interested in the intersection of technology and social good, more specifically leveraging technology to uplift marginalized voices. In my free time, you can find me making new playlists on Spotify or planning on Notion 🖇"