Mikayla Steinberg is a senior from New Jersey studying Pure and Applied Mathematics and Computer Science with a minor in Jewish Studies at Boston University. Mikayla is extremely involved in Jewish life at BU, including being active at EWCJS events and leading the conservative minyan at BU Hillel. She also serves as the 2022 Director of BU Computer Science Ambassadors. Mikayla has kicked off her career in cybersecurity and is excited to continue working in the field.

According to Mikayla, pursuing a minor in Jewish Studies allows her to learn about various aspects of Judaism, ranging from world cultures of the Jewish people, the Jewish understanding of gender and sexuality, Holocaust history, and multi-religious connections to Jerusalem. Exploring these topics has helped Mikayla grow the Jewish community at BU and strengthen her identity and personal connection to Judaism.