Patricie is from Rwanda, where she earned her BS degree in civil engineering at the Kigali Institute for Science Technology. In May 2015, Patricie graduated from UC Berkeley Engineering School where she earned a Masters in civil engineering, with a focus on transportation gngineering, and gave the commencement speech for the Graduate School of Engineering. While studying at UC Berkeley, Patricie also completed an internship at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. Patricie received a full-ride scholarship to UC Berkeley from the MasterCard Foundation, and she is an alumna of Generation Rwanda and Moremi Initiative. Patricie is passionate about building and planning sustainable transportation systems and hopes to keep contributing to the transformation of Rwanda’s transportation infrastructure. In Rwanda, Patricie is already a recognized leader in her field. Her proposed design for a parking system in Kigali's central business district has been adopted as a basis for future development. During the summer of 2015, Patricie returned to Rwanda to organize a women’s leadership summer camp, made possible by a $10,000 grant she won from the Davis Foundation. She is currently working as a Transport Technical Advisor to Rwanda's Minister of Infrastructure.