Roger Villarreal

Research Assistant

Roger Villarreal is currently a second-year student at Central Piedmont Community College. At Central Piedmont, he is working towards his Associate’s in Information Technology with a concentration in Full Stack Programming. Roger is also a proud member of the Year Up Charlotte cohort. Starting in July, Roger will also be working as a Process Automation intern at Bank of America.

More broadly, Roger is interested in­ mentoring Latinx youth to promote Latinx representation in the tech industry. In the Fall of 2021, Roger plans to continue his education to receive his Bachelor’s in Computer Science – and eventually research the social dimensions of AI ethics, with a focus on the relationship between innovation and inequity.

Roger is originally from Raleigh, NC and currently resides in Charlotte, NC.