††††††††††† Mayra A. Vavrica†††††





San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, SDSU Fall 2005
  • Minor in Spanish, SDSU Fall 2005


Poway High School, Poway, CA

  • High School Diploma, Fall 1994




Imperial Valley College (IVC)

  • 1st place in geometry, math festival, 1992


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

  • Deanís List College of Sciences for Spring 2005





University of Washington, Seattle, WA (June, 2006- present)

  • CRA-W DMP mentee under Prof. Linda Shapiro, Image Analysis


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (January- May, 2006)

  • Grader for Math 245- Discrete Math


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (August- December, 2005)

  • Workshop Leader for multivariable calculus in the Minority Engineering and Science Programs


Polish Radio, Ostrava, Czech Republic (March- July, 2004)

  • Broadcasted English language news


Jazykova Skola Mayflower, Ostrava, Czech Republic(September, 2002 Ė July, 2004)

  • Founder and Principal- 75 students
  • teacher of English, Spanish, and Math
  • scheduled all classes
  • prepared students for the Cambridge First Certificate in English exam
  • developed comprehensive marketing plan
  • developed all curriculum for all classes




Fluent in English, Spanish, and Czech languages

  • Knowledge of Italian, French, and Slovak languages
  • Published poet in an anthology of poems by poetry.com
  • Former intern at NBC 7/39 translating from English to Spanish
  • SDSUís Student Chapter ACM Secretary
  • Knowledge of various programming languages
  • Observed at Hoover High Schoolís Academy of Information Technology (AOIT), Rosa Parks Elementary School, and Andrew Jackson Elementary School
  • Organized a tour of SDSU for Hoover High School AOIT students





  • Strong organizational and personal characteristics
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Coordinator, Leader and Scheduler
  • Excellent interdepartmental team player
  • Self-motivated, Professional, Creative, Assertive




Hobbies: traveling, reading, movies, writing




  • Greater San Diego Math Consul (GSDMC)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Student California Teacherís Association (SCTA)
  • Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)
  • San Diego State Universityís Student Chapter ACM
  • Society of Physics Students (SPS) San Diego State University Chapter









Phone:††††††††††††† (858) 231-2794

Email:†††††††††††††† mvavrica (at) cs (dot) washington (dot ) edu ††††††††††††††††

Webpage:†††††††† http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/mvavrica/