Alexandra Orrego


Undergraduate Fellow / Geosciences

Alexandra Orrego (class of 2018) is obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Geoscience, a minor in Computer Science, and a Geographic information systems certification at Georgia State University. She was an intern with the NSF funded RESESS program based in Boulder, Colorado, where she spent the past two summers conducting research with The University of Colorado and The University of Washington on how changing global climatic behaviors are affecting western U.S. forest ecosystems. At GSU she is the recipient of the Goizueta Leadership Pipeline scholarship and has served on the Executive Board of numerous student organizations including the Geography Honor Society Gama Theta Upsilon, Computer Science organization Pantherhackers, and the Latin American Student Association (LASA). As a SIF fellow since the program’s inception in 2014, Alexandra has applied her GIS and Computer Science skills on several projects such as the Atlanta Mass Transit, ATLmaps.org, and Geo-Tagging underground Atlanta, to name a few. In her free time, Alexandra enjoys playing the guitar, being outdoors, and home brewing craft beer.

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