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Allyson Burba

2022
United States Air Force Academy
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Allyson (Ally) Burba, an Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) student with a minor in Philosophy, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy as a 4-time national skydiving medalist with the Air Force’s parachute team, the Wings of Blue. As a Stamps Scholar, Ally researched how women affect and are affected by security and policy. Ally also helped develop a gaze-controlled wheelchair system designed to provide autonomy to those with disabilities. With the Marshall Scholarship, Ally plans to pursue Master’s degrees in Robotics and Gender, Peace and Security. Ally will then serve as a combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force.