A group of career women in technology

Women rise (Reinvigorating Industry Support and Empowerment)


Are you ready to get started in the fast growing, high-earning technology field? Let Women RISE take you where you want to go with our student-centered, hands-on approach to learning. Whether you are brand new to the field or have experience, Women RISE offers MDC students the opportunity to personally connect with top female IT industry leaders through our Alliance for Women in Tech mentorship and professional network. Your Student Success Coach will be there to assist you throughout your academic journey from enrollment to employment. Come see how opportunities in tech changes everything.

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Leadership Team

  • Nelly Delessy, PhD (P.I.), Senior Associate Professor of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Technology, MDC
  • Monica Minchala (Co-P.I.), Director of Program Development, School of Engineering, Technology and Design, MDC


Full support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program under Award No. 2055074. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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