Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science

Celebrating a decade of community in computing

April 14, 2023

By Patricia Waldron 

It was the sight of two women computer science majors talking about their internships that changed everything for Jisha Kambo ’15, M.Eng ’15. It was 2011 and Kambo was a first-year student at Cornell. She was enjoying her computer science courses but was often the only woman in a class. She just couldn’t envision a career as a programmer, coding all day in a windowless office, which was the stereotype at the time.

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