Current Place of Residence: Montreal, Québec
University: McGill University
Current/Recent Course: BSc Honours Mathematics & Computer Science
Ms. Lyle is a student in the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics at McGill University. She is the winner of numerous academic awards, including the Belzberg Loran Scholarship and the J.W. McConnell Scholarship. At McGill, Ms. Lyle is Vice President Academic of the Computer Science Undergraduate Society, and is the Director of HackMcGill, a student-run initiative which organizes tech workshops and a 700-person programming competition hosted at McGill University. She is also a mentor for Ladies Learning Code, leading workshops to teach women how to code. As co-chair of the World University Service Canada she successfully led a campaign to increase funding for the student refugee program.
Ms. Lyle has interests in mathematics, artificial intelligence, and the intersection of technology and society. She has previously interned at Microsoft as a software engineer and at the University of Oxford doing research in artificial intelligence policy. Ms. Lyle intends to pursue a Doctorate of Philosophy in Computer Science.