Aida Hilaire was born and raised in the Silver Spring, Maryland area. Ms. Hilaire is a rising junior in the TransSTEM Academy at Cardozo Education Campus. At age sixteen, she has completed three TransSTEM classes including, two Engineering and one Electro-Mechanical. Working in the TransSTEM Academy has allowed her to have door-opening opportunities such as meeting new people to network and collaborate with, shedding light on new career options, and learning new life and career skills. So far in her High School career, she has operated as a personal assistant to Directors, Highly Effective Educators, and Athletic Trainers, with student-focused assignments to increase their success within the educational environment at Cardozo Education Campus.