2014 Scholars

Victoria Martinez de la Cruz

Victoria Martinez de la Cruz is from Bahia Blanca, Argentina. She grew up in Punta Alta, but moved to Bahia Blanca to study computer sciences in Universidad Nacional del Sur. Because of her mom, Victoria grew up learning about computing and her interest only grew after learning about open source computing. She worked as both a GNOME Outreach Program for Women intern and a Google Summer of Code intern. Victoria is also one of the organizers for PyLadies Argentina.

“I finally understood that in order to achieve my goals I had to work hard and leave my insecurities back. You gain nothing if you stick to the thought of being unable to do something you want.”