About Dorina Carrillo

Dorina Carrillo is the newest member of the Corporate Citizenship team at alliantgroup! She is a native Houstonian and comes from a diverse media and community relations background that includes Univision, Lopez-Negrete Communications and Houston Independent School District. Dorina holds a BA in Communication from the University of St. Thomas and an MS in Communication from Syracuse University. When she is not at work supporting STEM education in the Houston community, you can find her running marathons, on a yoga mat or traveling around the world.
1 08, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Minnich Oakley

By | August 1st, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Bristol, TN Major: Chemical/Nuclear Engineering University: University of Tennessee-Chattanooga From the beginning of her high school, our STEM scholarship winner, Minnich Oakley always found STEM based classes to be the most intriguing. Since then, she has known that she [...]

22 07, 2019

alliantgroup, HISD Elementary Science Teacher Award Winner Deidre Ricketts Featured on CW39 ‘Morning Dose of Science’ Segment

By | July 22nd, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back, Awards & Recognition|

The alliantgroup, HISD Elementary Science Teacher Award winner from Stevens Elementary, Deidre Ricketts, was featured on CW39’s Morning Dose for a short summer science lab segment on July 10! During the science segment, Ms. Ricketts created fun, easy and cost-efficient [...]

11 07, 2019

alliantgroup Engineers Inspire Students at Houston PREP Career Day

By | July 11th, 2019|alliantgroup|

Four alliantgroup engineers from the R&D and 179D departments recently participated in the “Houston PREP 30th Anniversary Celebration and Engineering/Career Day” at the University of Houston-Downtown. The celebration was a part of the Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP), which is [...]

5 07, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: David Nwankwo

By | July 5th, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH Major: Biology (Pre Med) University: Washington University in St. Louis David Nwankwo, our STEM scholarship winner, has been exposed to STEM since the day he was born! His mother is an internal medicine physician who has always [...]

24 06, 2019

alliantgroup Hosts “Take Your Child to Work Day” to Celebrate Firm’s Growing Family

By | June 24th, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

To celebrate the growing families of the firm’s professionals, alliantgroup hosted “Take Your Child to Work Day” on Friday, June 21st! This fun event is held annually, and it gives employees an opportunity to show their families the work that [...]

21 06, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Taylor Flieg

By | June 21st, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Stafford, VA Major: Computer Science University: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Our STEM scholarship winner, Taylor Flieg, will never forget the day when she first experienced coding in middle school! Since then, a career in science [...]

18 06, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Josie Coulthurst

By | June 18th, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Germantown, WI Major: Chemical Engineering University: University of Wisconsin-Madison Our STEM scholarship winner, Josie Coulthurst can pinpoint the exact moment when she was first exposed to STEM in school. It was her engineering class in the sixth grade! She [...]

14 06, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Luke Pennington

By | June 14th, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Northridge, CA Major: Civil Engineering University: Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Our STEM scholarship winner, Luke Pennington has always been very passionate about STEM education. Even as a little kid, his favorite subjects in school were science and math. Luke’s [...]

12 06, 2019

STEM Scholarship Spotlight: Catherine Kauber

By | June 12th, 2019|alliantgroup, alliantgroup Gives Back|

Hometown: Pleasantville, NY Major: Chemical Engineering University: California Institute of Technology Our STEM scholarship winner, Catherine Kauber can trace back her passion for STEM to when she was in the seventh grade. She remembers a particular project that her science [...]