At Widener, Desiree Junfijiah ’23 continues to work to see more women, and women of color, follow her into tech fields. She’s on a mission to raise awareness and to support and inspire the next generation.
On the inside track, students like you have turned their education into extraordinary careers. Check out their stories.
Undergraduate experience researching cancer, Alzheimer’s, and even COVID-19 treatment options revealed Juliette DiFlumeri’s ‘21 passion for neuroscience and laid the groundwork to pursue a dual MD/PhD degree.
Aidan Looby ’21 emerged as a campus leader by taking risks and trying new things, including starting his own podcast to help showcase the research of Widener students and faculty members.
Close faculty mentorships, transformational experiences on campus and abroad, and the opportunity to take on leadership roles, have all prepared Zan Usmani ’21 to sink his teeth into his next step: a career in dentistry.
Through the doctoral program in K-12 educational leadership, Jeanne McCarthy ’20 was prepared to make the leap into the world of online education. The research she conducted at Widener continues to guide her career today.
At Widener, computer science major Abhay Aradhya ’18 brought his skills to research projects on climate change, cancer treatment, and genomics – all preparing him for a career as a physician-scientist.
Venezuelan native Luis Aguilar found a home at Widener, a place where he could forge strong mentorships and lifelong friendships, and pursue his interests in brain-computer interface research.