Class of 2021
Diane Ingabire recently graduated from Spelman College with a B.S in chemistry. Before she joined SHE-CAN and came to the U.S, Diane interned at the forensic lab in Kigali. Diane dreams of becoming a Rwandan forensic scientist and a role model for girls who feel limited by their gender. Diane is incredibly passionate about education and aspires to incorporate career counseling for young Rwandans into her professional endeavors.
At Spelman, Diane was involved in the Spelman Student Government Association as a House Representative of the Chemistry Club, a member of the American Chemical Society, a member of the Undergraduate Health Science Academy, and as a member of the African Student Association. She was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa, America’s most prestigious academic honor society, in acknowledgement of her academic achievements.
Throughout Diane’s four years at Spelman College, she has secured research opportunities at UCLA, Spelman College, and Michigan State University. Additionally, she received Genentech’s most Outstanding Student Award, allowing her to intern at Genentech after graduation. Upon completing her summer internship at Genentech, she will begin her Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology at Virginia Commonwealth University.