Last April, Karen Richardson ’93 was announced as the University’s new Dean of Admission. As a first-generation college student herself, Richardson expressed her commitment not just to admitting a diverse student body but also to ensuring that all students have the resources they need to succeed in competitive college campuses such as Princeton.
Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code (BGC) and one of Business Insider’s “25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology” has been working with young female coders, aged between 7–17 years, through her pioneering nonprofit since 2011. During Bryant’s recent visit to the University, The Daily Princetonian had the opportunity to speak with her about her journey of educating over 8,000 female technologists with BCG and her dream to reach one million young girls by 2040.
Dr. Raj Panjabi co-founded Last Mile Health, an organization dedicated to bringing healthcare to rural communities in Liberia and around the world.