Sonia Uppal

Location: Los Altos Hills, California
Website: http://sonia9uppal@gmail.com

I'm a senior at Los Altos High School in the Bay Area and want to close the gender gap for girls in technology. In my free time I enjoy coding, singing, and eating avocados.

Latest Posts

Speaking at Picademy USA

One of the coolest things I've ever had the chance to participate in was as a speaker at the first two Official Raspberry Pi Foundation Picademy USA events held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Picademy is an incredible program created to teach educators how to use the Ra...


Featured in IBTimes

Exciting news! Today Pi á la Code was featured in the International Business Times India edition under technology. I hope that this article will help us spread Pi á la Code and expand to school all over Himachal Pradesh. I am going to reach out to the government again to see if I can get some more t...


Collaborating with the Foundation!

I'm so excited that I will be participating in the Raspberry Pi Foundation's inaugural U.S. Picademy event at the Computer History Museum in February 2016. The Foundation covered my project recently, https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/the-pi-a-la-code-project-taking-the-raspberry-pi-to-rural-india/ an...


Raspberry Pi releases the Pi Zero!

Wow!! What exciting news to discover right before Thanksgiving. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released its newest model of the Raspberry Pi: the Pi Zero. It has most of the functionality of the other models, but is a lot smaller and costs only $5. I got incredibly excited reading about this!...


Service learning at UW-Madison

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Madison, Wisconsin, one of the graduate schools my Dad went to. I had never been Madison before, and it was quite a beautiful campus! I visited at a time when Wisconsin was warmer than California; I couldn't imagine that the same campus is covered in snow for...