ISyE Senior Governess Simpson Featured in "Where It Starts" Series

Governess Simpson, a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering, shared the story of her personal battle during the major enrollment process. Her recollection was made into a video as part of the "Where It Starts" series created by the University of Minnesota in celebration of Black History Month.

In the video, Simpson discusses her enrollment experience and an internship at a technology company. Simpson worked at Microsoft over summer 2020, where she built a business strategy with experts at Microsoft in anticipation of a new product launch. Her story was featured in the 2020 ISyE Magazine.

Simpson's video on the heartbreak from rejection and how it inspired her to help others can be viewed below. Visit the "Where It Starts" series page for other videos and features about Black individuals who are bringing change and making history at the University of Minnesota.