KaYesu Machayo is a junior at The George Washington University pursuing a degree in computer science. She is the Founding President of the Girls Who Code College Loop at her university. KaYesu’s passions include STEM education advocacy and women’s rights. She is a first-generation American and is half Ugandan and half Kenyan. KaYesu is grateful for her family, culture, and the global sisterhood and how they empower her every day.