Carnegie Mellon University
April 03, 2014

Ogunye (BS '14) Selected as DiscoverE New Faces of Engineering Award Winner

Ogunye (BS '14) Selected as DiscoverE New Faces of Engineering Award Winner

Ibironke Ogunye and Jideofor Ezike (CME/BME '15) at the Carnegie Science Center representing NSBE for Engineer's Week. Ibironke Ogunye and Jideofor Ezike (CME/BME '15) at the Carnegie Science Center representing NSBE for Engineer's Week.

Ibironke Ogunye (BS '14) recently was selected as a DiscoverE New Faces of Engineering - College Edition award winner. This award recognized the emerging leaders who are in their 3rd, 4th and 5th years of study an whose successes and experiences in the field have positioned them to make an impact in engineering. 

Ibironke was nominated by her peers at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) where she serves as the CMU chapter president. As part of her nomination packet, NSBE highlighted the initiative she showed while interning at General Electric. In addition to being a top performing student, Ibironke has also distinguished herself as a leader within the undergraduate program though her work as a peer writing tutor and her work with student groups on campus. 

College Edition is a program of the National Engineers Week Foundation (DiscoverE) and its partners. Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA, be currently enrolled in an ABET accredited undergraduate program and be affiliated with a recognized engineering association. As part of their award, winners receive a scholarship to support their education.