Broadening Participation

Messages from Alumni

A brochure that tells the story of ten recent graduates can be found here. Below are short videos of some of our graduates. More videos will be coming soon.




Meryem Berrada, BS and MS in Computer Engineering, Director of Engineering at Nielsen
“We tried to convey the message that being a minority in engineering is a plus because you bring a different perspective to the table and that’s invaluable.”

Read Meryem’s story here.





Sayde King, BS in Computer Science, graduate student at USF CSE

“There’s something powerful about walking into a room and seeing people that look like you in the same field, wanting the same things you want.” 

Read Sayde’s story here.




My Nguyen, BS in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Application Developer at Citi

“I was empowered by meeting successful women throughout the spectrum and that has helped me tremendously in my pursuits as a scholar and a person.”

Read My’s story here