Karen Bonilla

Karen Bonilla
  • Informatics specializing in Computer Science and minoring in Chinese
  • Indianapolis, IN (Brownsburg)

Biography

Career goal?

Penetration Testing or Cybersecurity Analyst

Why are you a mentor?

Having some sort of support during a college career is an essential step for success for many students, I believe that peer mentoring can provide that assurance when students may be feeling discouraged.

What advice would you give an SoIC student?

There will be times where you might doubt the decisions you have made or dislike your classes but it is always important to remember that these are building blocks for your future career that will help you grow into the professional you will one day be.

Best resource on campus (or academic tool) you’d suggest to a mentee?

W3Schools is amazing when you forget the basics or need a boost with some of your coding skills.

Favorite book/music/movie?

My favorite book would have to be One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez or The Windup Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami