Emily Matijevich is a Senior in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and is thrilled to be one of this years Regional Collegiate Reps. In the past, Emily has been Outreach Director and External VP for her SWE Section and has been so grateful for all the many friends and experiences she has gained throughout SWE. Emily is also highly involved in a water distribution project through Engineers Without Borders and has done research at UIUC and Vanderbilt University. Emily is originally from Countryside, IL and loves hiking, artwork, and coffee. Emily is most excited to get to learn more about the unique traits of each SWE section in Region H and help foster even more collaboration. She is so excited to get to know so many SWawesome leaders throughout Region H. Go Hartland!