Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Ariane Irafasha

Ariane Irafasha attends Beloit College double majoring in Quantitative Economics and Health & Society with a minor in French. In the summer of 2021, she interned with SCAN Health Plan (a medicare advantage insurance company based Long Beach, California) as a strategy intern. During her time at SCAN Health Plan, she immersed herself in a project whose aim was to find different ways to differentiate SCAN from other medicare advantage plans that delivered senior services in the same region. Currently, she is studying abroad at University of Essex to further her studies. 

​At Beloit, she is involved with the Afro-Caribbean SocietyBlack Students United Club, French Club, and the International Students Club. Previously, she interned at Roots, Inc., a South Africa based organization that aims to educate the people of Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa on how to tackle real-life challenges through the screening of influential movies and documentaries. Before she joined SHE-CAN and came to the U.S., Ariane was part of the debate club, leader and founder of Spartans club and head-girl at her secondary school. Ariane hopes to use her U.S degree to sustain Rwanda’s development initiatives.Highlights From Ariane’s Past Work Experience:

  • Treasurer at BISCS, Beloit College
  • Intern at Sunshine Cinema
  • Intern at SCAN Health Plan

Dean’s List                   GPA: 3.8             ​Languages Spoken: English, Kinyarwanda and some French                                                                  

Ariane Irafasha

Academic Major

Quantitative Economics & Health & Society with a minor in French
Class of 2023

Mentor Team

Juliana Brown-DeRiggs, Senior Managing Director, Corcocan Group
Gayle Lambert, Executive Director, Client Partnerships, Smithsonian
Martha Lorini, Senior Director, BCW Global
Maureen Paukert, Corporate Communications Director, North America, BASF
Cara Schlanger, Senior Vice President Global Marketing & E-Commerce, Williams-Sonoma