Computer Science Alumnae Stories

Mount Holyoke students and alumnae can conduct informational interviews with alumnae working in the field through the Alumnae Association Career Directory. Search alumnae by major or career field. In addition, some alumnae are participating in the Alumnae Stay Program, which is a network of Alumnae who have offered to temporarily host students or alumnae traveling for academic or professional growth.

Shehzeen Hussain. Photo by John Martins
A woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to solve community energy problems using both.
Tracy Whelen
Tracy Whelen '14: Geography has also allowed me the independence to chart a course through the projects that interested me.
Srishti Palani ’18
“I learned to ask questions fearlessly and make mistakes. No one knows everything. The only way to learn and move forward is by asking and doing.”
Vickie Victor
When her advisor suggested computer science, Vickie Victor ’18 said no way. But she tried it anyway — and landed a summer internship at Google.
Monica Chelliah ‘14 talks about her job as a Web Programming Assistant.