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Company Spotlight Series Speaker at June 2018 DFW ATW Monthly Meeting

Alice Hou will present at the DFW ATW June 2018 monthly meeting during the Company Spotlight Series.

Alice Hou is the Founder and President of the “Girls in STEM” student organization at the University of Texas – Dallas (UTD). In 2015, she founded the organization as a high school freshman, which promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning and community service for girls. Since its inception, the “Girls in STEM” club members have learned from guest speakers from UT Dallas and Collin College, participated in local STEM programs such as: Microsoft DigiGirlz, volunteered in STEM community events such as “Design Your World” Girls Conference, the CIE USA MathCount competition. In 2018, Alice led the students of “Girls in STEM” to collaborate with DFW ATW, as well as volunteering with DFW ATW for “Digital Divas” and “Full STEAM Ahead” STEM programs. Alice was invited as a guest speaker at women’s empowerment events, such as the 2017 “Women Walking in Light” Award Ceremony and the 2018 Dallas International Women’s Day Conference.

As a rising senior from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, Alice is passionate about science and engineering subjects. She is the first place winner of the 2018 Fort Worth Regional Science Fair in Microbiology. She is a three-time Texas State Science Fair Finalist, winning 3rd place in Cellular and Monocular and was an invitee to the Governor’s Science and Technology Champions Academy. Alice was also a National Top 10 Finalist in the Business Professionals of America Competition in 2017. Outside of school, Alice enjoys ballet and folkloric dance. She is the local titleholder for Miss American’s Outstanding Teen 2017. Alice wants to pursue a college degree in STEM and business fields. She wants to continue to be an advocate for STEM and bring inspiration to the young girls in her community.