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6 career hacks from Apple VP Kate Bergeron

By Tracy Mayor

Kate Bergeron was unemployed, uninsured, and pregnant when she first interviewed at Apple — a situation that might not suggest the most intentional of careers.

Yet 17 years later, Bergeron is a vice president of hardware engineering, currently …

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Carina Letong Hong named a 2022 Rhodes Scholar for China

Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships
Published by MIT News on November 17, 2021

Carina Letong Hong from Guangzhou, China, is a winner of the Rhodes Scholarship (China Constituency). As a Rhodes Scholar, she will pursue graduate studies in mathematics at …

By Julia Mongo
Julia Mongo Staff Writer and Advisor
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The Bias Cut: How a visionary boss helped this CEO succeed

by Meredith Somers

A 2020 women’s leadership study from and McKinsey & Co. found that American women held less than 40% of corporate management positions, and women continue to fight underrepresentation when it comes to board positions and CEO …

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Women’s Technology Program 2021: The sweet sound of success

Jane Halpern | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science| Publication Date: October 29, 2021

Now in its 19th year, the WTP brings high school students with little STEM experience to Cambridge for an immersive, four-week exploration of all things engineering. Read …

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Student Story: Valeria Robayo, 2023


Valeria is a current junior at MIT majoring in course 15-1 (Management) and double minoring in German and Biology. She was born in Bogotá, Columbia and grew up in Houston, Texas.

When asked why she chose MIT, she stated …

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