The Atlantic Features Brown CS Alum Lyla Fujiwara's Use Of CS In The Peace Corps


"The night before school ended," Brown CS alum Lyla Fujiwara writes of the girl's computer camp that she developed for the Peace Corps in Rwanda, "one of my brightest students talked about how she hadn't been interested in her computer studies, but after my class discovered she had a passion for programming. Others spoke about their ambitions for university and technology degrees. I left the classroom reeling with emotion."

Writing in the Atlantic, she shares the story of diverging from classmates who were headed for careers at the "Googles and Microsofts of the world" and taking an nontraditional path with memorable results.

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