Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Irene Mugeni

SHE-CAN Scholar: Irene Mugeni

​Irene Mugeni graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in Economics and a minor in Business. Irene now works for Schmidt Market Research as an Associate Market Research Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

At Gettysburg, Irene served as a Leadership Mentor for the Garthwait Leadership Center, a hub for leadership development at Gettysburg College. She also interned at the Rwandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and participated in a job shadowing at TD bank in New Jersey. Irene has also worked on a project with WorldWideWomen to create a database supporting their marketing strategy.

Before joining SHE-CAN, Irene graduated from Cornerstone Leadership Academy with a nearly perfect score on her National Exam. Irene’s extracurricular activities were inspired by the difficulties that she sees women and children facing every day. She served as a coordinator for Golden Gates for Africa, an organization that utilizes theater to spread constructive messages to youth. Irene was also a member of Builders of Hope in Africa, where she assisted poor children and families in acquiring school materials. She also led a project in Rwanda called “The Power of Tomorrow” where she used educational tools to encourage children living on the street to go back to school.

Irene Mugeni

Academic Major

Economics, minor in Business
Class of 2021

Mentor Team