Marie Grace Imanariyo graduated from Muhlenberg College where she majored in Computer Science and double minored in Mathematics and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Since graduating, Marie Grace held a Data Tech Support position at Bloomberg. She is also pursuing a Master’s degree from Cornell University in Engineering Management. Marie Grace hopes to use technology to fight poverty in Rwanda through improving people’s standards of living.
At Muhlenberg, Marie Grace 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 four 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.