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Biruk Abate

Biruk Abate is currently a junior majoring in computer engineering at Jackson State University (JSU). Biruk worked with the Google Ignite CS team to introduce STEM programs to nearby high schools in Jackson, MS and led the JSU NASA Swarmathon, a team that participates in a NASA hosted robotics competition. His passion for entrepreneurship was sparked when he helped a peer review a pitch for a startup investment. Biruk wants to build a technology ecosystem across his college campus in support of student entrepreneurship. This coming summer, Biruk will intern at FedEx. Biruk was born in Addis, Ethiopia.