Irene Marie Yayishimiye
Class of 2020
Irene Marie Yayishimiye is a senior majoring in computer engineering with a minor in French literature. She has been awarded the prestigious MasterCard Foundation Scholarship to attend Michigan State University. Irene wants to contribute to the growing tech industry in Rwanda, especially by inspiring more women to join STEM. Irene is involved with different clubs on campus, such as Women in Engineering, where she serves as a mentor for freshmen women engineers. With her love for technology, Irene recently interned with Zipline International Inc, a drone medical delivery system in Rwanda, where she worked as a flight operations intern.