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Zillion Awards 2022 Women in STEM Scholarship

Alisa Garcia demonstrated ‘curiosity and a courage to challenge the status quo.’




Alisa Garcia

Alisa Garcia

(PRESS RELEASE) PALO ALTO, CA — Zillion announces that Ms. Alisa Garcia is the 2022 recipient of the Zillion Women in STEM Scholarship. Ms. Garcia, a computer science major at Purdue University, was among an overwhelming list of highly qualified and impressive applicants who demonstrated a passion and commitment to STEM. She was selected for her undaunted ability to meet challenges, and for being a role model to young women interested in STEM.

As an InsurTech focused on Personal Jewelry Insurance, Zillion created the “Zillion Women in STEM Scholarship” to aid and empower women to enter into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The academic scholarship awarded by Zillion is designed to cover a portion of tuition costs for a female student majoring in a STEM discipline at an accredited college or university in the United States.

“Zillion values curiosity and a courage to challenge the status quo, and Ms. Garcia has embraced these guiding principles”, said Adam Black, managing director at Zillion. “We are overjoyed to award this year’s Zillion Women in STEM Scholarship to Ms. Garcia, and look forward to watching her excel and apply her talents in computer science while continuing to mentor others”.



Moving Up — Not Out — with Wilkerson

Trish Parks has always wanted to be in the jewelry business and that passion has fueled her success. The original Corinth Jewelers opened in the Mississippi town of the same name in 2007. This year, Parks moved her business from its original strip mall location to a 10,000-square foot standalone store. To make room for fresh, new merchandise, she asked Wilkerson to organize a moving sale. “What I remember most about the sale is the outpouring excitement and appreciation from our customers,” says Parks. Would she recommend Wilkerson to other jewelers? “I would recommend Wilkerson because they came in, did what they were supposed to and made us all comfortable. And we met our goals.”

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