Michael is a junior double-majoring in mathematics with computer science and in business management. He lives in Baker and in his free time enjoys exercising, sight-seeing, and taking pictures. In the past, Michael has done robotics research in CSAIL and worked as a Software Engineering intern at Google Brain. Next summer Michael will be a Project Manager intern at Microsoft. At MIT Michael is one of the founders of the Minority Business Association, whose primary purpose is to provide mentorship and opportunities for students of underrepresented groups in business fields. He is also passionate about mentorship and is a mentor for the Innovation Initiative, F/ASIP, and the STANDARD. After graduation, Michael hopes to go into Management consulting after graduation with a focus on strategy.
ruke Kifle is a senior studying Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. He is an undergraduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab in the Human Dynamics Group, with research interests in algorithms and artificial intelligence, with a particular focus on fairness in automated decision-making. At MIT, he has served as the chair for the Undergraduate Association Committee on Community & Diversity, where he was an early founder of the OneWorld@2018 initiative. Alongside his academic interests and personal passions in diversity related issues, Bruke is keen on using his education and experiences at MIT to help engineer successful African nations, with a particular affinity for his birth country, Ethiopia.