Ines lived in Kigali, Rwanda, with her mother, brother and grandmother. Her father passed away while she was young. She graduated from Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology in Rwanda. 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. In 2017, Ines compiled and sorted organization data, and designed and created web pages for WorldWideWomen. She also volunteered at a hospital called C.H.U.K where she served food to the patients. In Fall of 2017, Ines became an orientation leader at Bennington for both international and domestic incoming students. Ines is a sophomore at Bennington College, where she majors in Computer Science with a minor in International Relations. She intends to return to Rwanda and create her own software company to develop mobile phone applications that help to reduce unemployment in Rwanda.