Ayanna Calhoun

Ayanna is 16 years old and is in her junior year of high school. She has been involved with technology camps through colorcoded and UW-Whitewater for several years - first as a participant in middle school and later as a peer mentor and instructor. Ayanna is very interested in the IT field and is planning on going to school for IT after she graduates high school.

As a paid colorcoded IT intern, Ayanna will be working on computer hardware and operating system support, program technical setup and support, program instruction, Google G Suite administration, Office 365 setup and administration and providing client technology support to conNEXTions nonprofit organization. Ayanna's internship is supported by a grant from QBE.

Ayanna is a member of Black Student Union and Minority Student Achieving Network. Through these clubs, she has the opportunity to learn more about different ethnicities/cultures. She also enjoys touring colleges that she might be interested in attending when she graduates.