California State University, Long BeachEdison International Scholar
Today, Daria is a senior at California State University, Long Beach majoring
in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering. Daria has
served as vice president of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, she participates
in beach cleanups, and is an officer of the Orange Coast College Food Riders
Club where she delivers surplus food from the cafeteria to food banks. She also
served as Associated Students, Incorporated Media Board Trustee-at-Large.
Daria is a research assistant for a graduate-level geotechnical engineering
project conducted in collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles.
After completing her bachelor’s degree, Daria plans to continue with research
and her education, pursuing a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering and
eventually a Ph.D., so she can teach the next generation of engineers.