Donnella Brown-Duhart, born May 9, 2003, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a rising 11th grader within the TransSTEM Academy, at Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, DC. She completed her first TransSTEM class, Introduction to Engineering Design, during her sophomore year, but her work in STEM did not start there. In middle school, Donnella completed engineering classes until she moved to Washington, DC. From there, she joined an after school program “After School All-Stars” where she went to a 5-day STEM camp creating an app with a group of students from other After School All-Star sites on the east coast. Donnella works part time for her cousin’s company, operating technical engineering software and hardware.