Olivia was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She attended E.L. Meyers High School, where she was a member of the nationally recognized debate team, the drum major for the band and the Salutatorian of the Class of 2015.
Olivia pursued her B.S. in Mathematics at Penn State University, as a Millennium Scholar. She is currently a first-year Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan School of Information. She will study human-computer interaction, with a focus on developing new technologies for child care teams.
Throughout her research career, she has pursued research endeavors at Penn State, Indiana University, and the University of Washington. In her free time, she plays the piano, and exercises at Orangetheory Fitness.
THON, Penn State Dance Marathon | Volunteer, 2015-2019
Presidential Leadership Academy, 2016-2019
Millennium Scholars Program Cohort Council | Treasurer, 2016-2018
Penn State Science LionPride | Ambassador of the Eberly College of Science, 2015-2019
Eberly College of Science Climate and Diversity Committee | Undergraduate Representative
CRA-W DREU Participant 2018
Dean's List, 2015-2019
President's Freshman Award Winner | 4.0 GPA
PA NASA Research Space Grant Winner