The Johnson Women in Technology Committee is a student-led organization. At Johnson, students are encouraged and supported to take action in leadership.
Tejaswini (TJ) Marathe
Co-Chair - MBA '17
Tejaswini is a second-year MBA student. She is currently the VP of Education for the High Tech Club and an Admissions Ambassador for Johnson. She was enrolled in the Digital Tech Immersion at Johnson and recently interned as a Product Manager for Verizon developing new fintech products. Prior to her MBA, Tejaswini was a management consultant at KPMG working in the Bangalore, London and Singapore offices. She holds a BE in Industrial Engineering.
Co-Chair - MBA '17
Kathryn is a second-year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds a M.Eng. in Operations Research and Information Engineering, with a concentration in IT, from Cornell University. Prior to Johnson, Kathryn was a software developer, first as a SharePoint consultant focusing on business process automation and most recently as a senior developer providing hedge funds with treasury management software. Kathryn's MBA is focused on data analytics, finance, and technology.
Sponsorship Co-Chair - MBA '18
Catianne is a first-year MBA student at S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, as well as a Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow, Consortium Fellow, and MLT Professional Development Fellow. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology modified with African & African-American Studies from Dartmouth College. Prior to attending Johnson, Catianne worked for ICF Consulting Firm in Fairfax, VA, where she managed the design and development of multiple components of federal websites, learning management systems, and digital marketing initiatives. She is pursuing an MBA focused in marketing in which she plans to build a career that unites her passion for spotlighting and representing cultures in brands, technology, media, and overall marketing.
Sponsorship Co-Chair - MBA '18
Jeannette is a first year MBA student and Forte Fellow at Johnson. She holds a BA in Economics and Japanese from Boston University. Jeannette brings over 6 years of experience in Tech and a passion for women in leadership to Johnson. She has worked in various functions within hardware and software firms, leading diverse teams. At Johnson, Jeannette is an associate in the BR Venture Fund, focusing on Consulting and Technology.
Company Fair & Panelists Co-Chair - MBA '17
Anusha is a MBA candidate at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Prior to Johnson, she worked for ICAP North America as a Technology Associate for 4 years. Anusha previously completed her MS in Computer Science from Columbia University and holds an engineering degree from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Post-graduation, she wants to pursue Product Management in the technology industry.
Company Fair & Panelists Co-Chair - MBA '18
Rebecca is a first year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds a BS in Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Prior to Johnson, Rebecca was a consultant at Mercer delivering health and benefits plans for her clients. In addition, she also has experiences working in the digital marketing space at an ad agency. Rebecca is pursuing her MBA with a focus on digital technology and data analytics.
Events Chair - MBA '18
Michele is a first year MBA student and Consortium member at Johnson. She holds a BA in Economics and a concentration in Visual Studies from the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. Prior to Johnson, Michele spent 6 years at J.Crew Group Inc., an international specialty retail company. Most recently, she worked within the benefits division, focusing on projects related to 401(K) administration and Affordable Care Act compliance practices. As a former Girl Scout for 12 years, alumna of an all-girls high school and current mentor to an undergraduate female at Cornell, Michele is passionate about empowering and encouraging girls and women to strive for their dreams and aspirations. Michele’s MBA is focused on human resources and marketing.
Speakers Chair - MBA '18
Rozy is a first year MBA student at S.C Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, a Consortium Fellow, and MLT Professional Development Fellow. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Fitchburg State University. Prior to Johnson, Rozy worked in regional sales at Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world's leading research-driven pharmaceutical companies. She was responsible for directing sales initiatives to healthcare practitioners focused on growing several product prescription medicines within the Boehringer Ingelheim portfolio, notably the Diabetes portfolio among high populations of low income patients. Serving as the youth director of the third largest African Pentecostal church in New England, Rozy recognized the potential for an environment that would help build relationships between the youth and the community at large and implemented events for leadership enrichment opportunities. As a former science mentor for underprivileged girls with The Science Club for Girls, she also enjoys African dancing and taught it for several years. Rozy’s MBA is focused on entrepreneurship to fulfill her passion of empowering underrepresented women to drive disruptive technology in healthcare and technology
Nicola de Vera
Publishing - MBA '18
Nicola is a first year MBA student at Johnson. She was born and raised in Manila, Philippines, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the Ateneo de Manila University. Prior to Johnson, she had eight years of production and events management experience in the theatre scene and retail industry respectively. Nicola is passionate about consumer insight, narratives, and shared experiences. At Johnson, she currently pursues an MBA focused on marketing and brand management, and also serves as an Associate for REDtalks.
Social Media - MBA '18
Chine is a first-year MBA student and Forté Fellow at Johnson. She holds a B.Eng. in Nano-Engineering, with a concentration in biomedical devices, from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Prior to Johnson, Chine was a petroleum engineer for Schlumberger and, most recently, a digital marketer for a SE Asia startup. Raised in China, the UK and Thailand, Chine embraces not only multidisciplinary skills from her work experience but also a multicultural perspective on people and business. Chine’s focus at Johnson will be technology and marketing.
Operations & Logistics - MBA '17
Luis is an MBA Candidate at Johnson, and holds a Computer Science Degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Prior to attending Johnson, Luis worked in Washington DC leading projects for multilateral organizations such as The World Bank and United Nations. As a national from a country rich in culture and excellent cuisine, Luis enjoys the arts and sharing ideas with friends over his cooking. Luis’s focus at Johnson is technology and entrepreneurship.
Webmaster - MBA '18
Matt is a first-year MBA student at Johnson and he holds a BA in Digital Media Design from National University. Before attending Johnson, he served 9 years as an enlisted member of the United States Coast Guard. Leading teams as a boat operator and law enforcement officer, he carried out a variety of safety and security missions in both US and international waters. Matt is energized by working in cross-functional groups and his MBA is focused on digital technology product management.
Finance - MBA '18
Sara is a first year MBA student, Reaching Out MBA Fellow and member of the Consortium for Graduate Study of Management. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of California, San Diego. In 2010, she founded and ran the operations of a non-profit organization in Sacramento, CA. Most recently, she worked at Genentech in South San Francisco as a pre-MBA intern. At Johnson, Sara serves as the President of Out For Business, and the VP of Alumni Engagement & Outreach, Women’s Management Council.
JWiT Ambassador - MBA '18
James Godbout is a first-year MBA student and Roy H. Park Leadership Fellow at Johnson. He graduated from West Virginia University with a B.A. in History in 2011. Prior to Cornell, James was an Infantry Officer in the US Army, stationed in El Paso, Texas. As an Infantry Officer, James was a graduate of Army Ranger School, Airborne School, and Mountain Warfare School. James is a member of The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management, a non-profit group dedicated to increasing underrepresented minorities in business management, and a volunteer for Service2School, a non-profit admissions consulting group dedicated to helping veterans maximize their GI Benefits. He also enjoys deep sea fishing, and has the unenviable accomplishment of having hooked and failed to reel in a 1,000+ pound Black Marlin not once, but twice. James’ MBA studies are focused on data analytics and product management in technology.