Marie Grace Imanariyo
Class of 2020
Marie Grace Imanariyo is a recent graduate of Muhlenberg College where she majored in computer science and double minored in mathematics and innovation & entrepreneurship. Marie Grace is very passionate about using technology to fight poverty in Rwanda. In particular, she hopes to design innovative technology software products to improve people’s standards of living. At Muhlenberg, she was President of the International Students Association and a Residence Hall Director. In 2020, she was awarded the Resident Hall Advisor of the Year Award. Marie Grace was a Lab Associate at the Student Help Desk for 4 years and participated in many Habitat for Humanity Spring Break trips. She also founded UPCycle Apparel, an on-campus consignment store.
In the summer of 2018, Marie Grace completed an internship at BK TecHouse in Kigali, Rwanda, where she designed websites and tested software. Marie Grace is a 2018 Grace Hopper Scholar and attended the women in technology conference in Houston, Texas. In 2017, Marie Grace worked as a Student Assistant at Muhlenberg College Network Services where she supported the school through the installation of software in college computer labs and helped test network jacks to ensure college Wi-Fi connectivity. She has also interned with WorldWideWomen, building web pages for women’s organizations around the world.
Before she joined, SHE-CAN and came to the U.S., Marie Grace graduated from Lycée De Kigali in 2014, where she was Class President for two years.