Pass It On Award Recipients

Thogori K.

Spring 2012 Systers Pass It On Award Winners

Project Title:

Books and supplies towards Master of Information Systems Management at Carnegie Mellon University

Project Description:

Thogori from Nairobi, Kenya is an international student enrolled in a Master of Information Systems Management at Carnegie Mellon University. The degree she is undertaking prepares the next generation of technology leaders to solve problems in innovative ways that break traditional boundaries. She intends to use the funding to purchase books and supplies in her first semester at CMU. She intends to continue advancing her abilities
in order to be in a capacity to drive transformational change.

She wants to return to Kenya after her studies and establish or work with an organization that conceptualizes and implements innovative information technology solutions that help transform the quality of people’s lives. Thogori is also passionate about mentoring girls to excel, and will pass it on by working with 2 foundations to teach and mentor girls and young women in information technology.