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Dare To Dream And Have The Courage To Follow It!!

#19. Young achiever and inspiration.

Simply awesome. Inspirational.

Another story of what self-belief, confidence, determination and perseverance can achieve.

Don’t let any stereotypes or misbeliefs or biases hamper your dreams.

No matter what your age, sex or socio-economic background is, you can achieve more than you think if you follow your dreams.

Brittany Wenger (born 1994) is an American student who was the first place winner of the Google Science Fair in 2012. Wenger currently studies at Duke University and is a member of Round Table.

For her entry into the science fair, Wenger created an artificial ‘brain’, a web-based application to accurately assess tissue samples for signs of breast cancer.The teen built a cloud-based neural network — a computer program coded to process data and detect patterns that is currently 99.1 percent sensitive to malignancy. As the first place winner, she received a $50,000 scholarship.

Wenger spoke about her software at the TEDx Atlanta conference in 2012. In 2013, representing Out-of-Door Academy, she was a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search and was awarded 8th place

 

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