Zara Farin ,an ex-student of Baldwin Girls High School currently an undergraduate Engineering Computer Science student at UIC Chicago, USA. was invited to speak at THE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY of Computer Design Research and Learning Center on 15th July 2021 -a 117$ million building, expected to house Futuristic Computer Labs .


This prestigious opportunity actualized as a result of her stellar academic record (4.0/4.0 GPA) coupled with her much appreciated internships – Breakthrough Tech program at UI Health,NSF funded National Project SAGE and her research studies.

She shared the stage with The Governor of Illinois – J B Pritzker ;Chancellor – Michael Amridis, President of UI system – Timothy Killeen ; Dean UIC – Peter Nelson and many other distinguished guests.

Governor JB Pritzker complimented her as ”A RISING COMPUTER SCIENCE STAR ”. Her perspicacious speech was lauded by the distinguished guests.

Zara a quintessential Baldwinian Girl, epitomizes the mores of Baldwinian Culture of perseverance, sagacity and independent thinking which enables her to scale new heights. Her Benthein house motto “Bend To Nothing” inculcated during her term as a house leader has allowed her to maneuver through various challenges.