Irish Step Dance
Platform: Women in STEM: Inspiring the Next Generation of Young Innovators
University of Connecticut
Oei judged the physical sciences category for 7th and 8th graders at the 2016 State Connecticut Science Fair. Her favorite quote is, “Always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think,” from Winnie the Pooh. Oei practices her talent, Irish step dance, up to 20 hours a week and has placed in many Irish Step Dance competitions at the international level and has placed as high as fifth in worldwide competitions. Oei has volunteered as a medical aide in Lima, Peru with Medlife. Oei is an avid surfer and loves the Red Sox.