KAYLA HO has been teaching and mentoring students for over ten years, specializing in robotics for the last three. She taught more than 100 robotics students from ages 7-18 over the last three years in more than four different locations, and is currently working on designing a course for an international robotics league. She also has over five years of competitive robotics experience. She received her bachelor’s degree from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) at Old Westbury in Electrical and Computer Engineering with dual minors in Mathematics and Energy Science, Policy, and Technology. She is a member of the IEEE since 2013, when she first joined her student branch at NYIT, was treasurer in 2014, and has been chair since 2015. Kayla continues to be an active volunteer in her local IEEE community, and is currently the Regional Student Representative for Region 1.