Ines lives in Kigali, Rwanda, with her mother, brother and grandmother. Her father passed away while she was young. Last year, she graduated from Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology. At Gashora, she worked with peers to create a school library application - working in a small team, she conducted research on stakeholders and developed code for the program. In high school she also volunteered as an English tutor and led the Home Economics Club, teaching students how to cook for profit. More recently, she developed and executed a project to raise money for health insurance for sick and poor children in her church. Since January, she’s been working with WorldWideWomen to build a database of women’s organizations around the world. She also volunteered at a hospital called C.H.U.K where she served food to the patients. This Fall Ines began her freshman year at Bennington College, where she majors in Computer Science with a minor in Economics. She intends to return to Rwanda and create her own software company to develop mobile phone applications that help to reduce unemployment in Rwanda.