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Elisa Juliet Giraso:
Preparing to Make an Impact

Origin

Kigali, Rwanda

University

Dartmouth College ‘22

Favorite Local Music

Cecile Kayirebwa by Iwacu

How do you build an impact? Juliet beat the odds growing up in Rwanda, the memories of the past threatening to overshadow the future. Determined to make a difference, she set out to use education to fuel her skills and passions to develop into a leader capable of supporting her country and the world. As a young scientist, Juliet remains unfazed by the staggering challenges facing Rwanda and is determined to apply learnings in scientific research to the regions that need it most.

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