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Distinguished Finalist

Aurora Cosio

Coral Gables, Florida

Aurora Cosio, 17, of Coral Gables, Fla., a senior at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, created "CODeLLA.Org," an eight-week summer camp designed to bridge the gap in opportunities for young Hispanic women in science, technology, engineering and math. To reach more girls, she also launched the annual SheTech.Miami conference and app competition, attracting hundreds of young participants over two years to learn from female innovators in technology and explore STEM career paths.