|Major||Computer Science; Cognitive Science|
|Skills||Excel, Graphic Design, Java, Python|
|Interests||Dancing, Food, Cooking, Hiking|
Christy was born in Long Beach, California to Mark and Cheryl Warden. She has one older sibling, Kyle Warden. She attended Upland High School from 2011 to 2015 and matriculated to Rice University in the Fall of 2015.
Christy is a third-year student majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive Science and minoring in Neuroscience. She resides in Martel College at Rice University.
Christy worked as a Program Assistant for the Office of Health Professions at the Bioscience Research Collaborative from September of 2015 to May of 2016. Over the summer of 2016 she completed a Graphic Design and Web Development internship at Advanced Hardware Technologies in Pomona, California. She currently works as a Computer Science Research Assistant at the McNair Center and as a campus tour guide. She is also a teacher's assistant for the Introduction to Computational Thinking course at Rice. During the summer of 2017, she worked as an intern at Backyard Brains in Ann Arbor Michigan and wrote computer vision software to analyze longfin inshore squid phototaxicity.
Christy is a third-year member of the Rice Owls Dance Team and is currently serving as Captain. She also volunteers with the Student Admission Council.