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Women in Software and Cybersecurity: Kristi Roth

November 2019 Podcast

Kristi Roth discusses her experience as an intern in the SEI's Software Solutions Division and her journey into the field of software engineering.

“I used to fall asleep while doing multiplication in my head… Now it’s helpful because, I have to know all my powers of two when I’m coding in assembly and stuff like that. It is a little quirk that always reminds me, I’m going where my childhood wanted me to.”


Software Engineering Institute




Kristi Roth, a summer 2019 intern in the Software Solutions Division of the Software Engineering Institute, discusses the path that led from a childhood spent calculating math problems in her head to a high school Introduction to Programming class to Penn State University where she is a senior computer science major.