Careers & Majors Alumni Panel Series: STEM

Feb 21, 2023, 4:30 pm5:30 pm
Undergraduate Students


Event Description

This three-part series features alumni working in a variety of different fields who will discuss the connections between their concentrations and studies at Princeton and their career journeys.

You're welcome to attend the panel that relates to your concentration, or feel free to attend all the panels to get a sense of the myriad of career paths you can pursue after graduation. Each panel will be moderated by a faculty member representing that area of study.


  • Moderator:
    • Professor Sonja A. Francis, Director of General Chemistry Teaching Laboratories
  • Panelists:
    • Korle Akiti ‘18, Software Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute, Princeton Concentration: Computer Science
    • Elvia Ahmed ‘17, Vice President, Consumer Practice at Raines International, Princeton Concentration: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    • Chantelle Ekanem ‘16, Project Lead of Quality Control New Product Introduction at Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), Princeton Concentration: Chemical & Biological Engineering

Panelist bios

Korle Akiti ‘18

Marcus (Korle) Akiti '18, Software Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute

After graduating with a B.A. computer science degree. Korle spent 4 years serving as a communications officer in the United States Marine Corps. There he developed an interest in peer warfare competition and drone/AI development. This led him to seek out work at Georgia Tech Research Institute following his departure from the Marine Corps. He is currently working as a software engineer within their Aerospace, Transportation, and Advanced Systems Laboratory working on UAV collaborative autonomy.