Connie Maluwelmeng is a graduate of Iowa State University in electrical engineering and is a transfer student from the University of Guam. As an IINSPIRE LSAMP intern, she researched solar power during her at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. She believes through this experience, she was given the advantage of looking at things from different perspectives and different cultures. By having this experience abroad, she was also able to enhance her communication skills in order to help her future by understanding how to collaborate with international organizations. Her participation in IINSPIRE LSAMP events and other opportunities she has had at Iowa State have helped give her an advantage of understanding research through a global perspective. Connie currently works as a Delivery Planning Intern at Alliant Energy in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.