Virtual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Convention
The UC Berkeley School of Information will be hosting a table at the Virtual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Convention. Please stop by our virtual career fair booth to meet the following I School faculty and students:
- Wednesday, April 7, 11:30 am – 3 pm PDT
- Thursday, April 8, 10 am – 2 pm PDT
- Friday, April 9, 8 am – 2 pm PDT
Lecturer Kay Ashaolu will be at our booth on Thursday from 12–1 pm and Friday from 10:30–11:30 am. Kay graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University and is also a MIMS alumnus. His focus is to create an environment for engineers to thrive, and how to ensure that the products we are building are having the impact and result that we expected. As an Engineering Manager at Pinterest, Kay is managing a team tasked with improving the efficiency of ads served on the platform. At the I School, Kay teaches Info 253B: Back-End Web Architecture.
Lecturer Danielle Cummings will be at our booth on Friday from 9:30-11 am. She is a computer systems researcher for the Department of Defense. She is also the founder and committee chair of Black Women in Computing, a community focused on increasing the number of black women and other minorities in computing-related fields. Danielle holds a B.A. in computer science and a B.A. in art from The Ohio State University, an M.S. in software engineering from the University of Houston, Clear Lake, and a Ph.D. in computer science from Texas A&M University. At the I School, Danielle teaches Cyber W206 Programming Fundamentals for Cybersecurity.
Mohamed Gesalla, MIDS ’22, will be at our booth on Wednesday from 2–3 pm, Thursday from 10am-12pm, and Friday from 9–10am. He graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering from Iowa State University. Mohamed is currently working as a hardware engineer at Intel.
Nailah Hill, MIMS ’22, will be at our booth on Wednesday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and Friday from 12:30–2 pm. She graduated with a B.A. in cultural anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. Nailah is currently focusing on dynamic user experience research.
Roy Katende, MIDS ’22, will be at our booth on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 am – 1 pm. He graduated with an M.Sc. in computer science from Makerere University and later received an MBA from Emory University. Roy is currently working as a principal data analyst at AT&T.