Born in Columbus, Ohio
She is a only child and the daughter of two working parents, she grew up in middle class suburban life style
How it all started
Brittany learned about artificial intelligence during a seventh-grade school project. She was immediately enthralled, bought a book on programming and taught herself how to code.
This passion to do something good and her curiosity for science combined with an environment where these qualities are celebrated at Out-of-Door allowed Brittany to shine.
The Out-of-Door Academy congratulates Brittany Wenger, Class of 2013, for winning the Grand Prize at the 2012 Google International Science Fair. Brittany wrote a computer program featuring artificial intelligence technology that detects breast cancer at a rate of 99% with a non-invasive aspiration biopsy.
A cousin of hers was diagnosed with breast cancer, she always excelled in all of her subjects