From lobs to labs, Katie Le ’14 has had the magic touch. In four years at Santa Clara, the tennis star racked up 101 singles victories, the most in school history for men or women, and earned a spot in the NCAA national tournament three times—and she did it without taking her eye off the academic ball. She earned a 3.8 GPA as a computer engineering student and graduated magna cum laude. “If she were not this really amazing tennis player, then we would consider her this really amazing computer engineer,” says Godfrey Mungal, dean of the School of Engineering.

Build a Better Pipeline

Austin Gray ’19 takes initiative to increase the presence and confidence of black employees in the Silicon Valley.

 

Take Charge

For the first time ever, all six academic leadership roles are filled by women—not bad for a school that didn’t grant women degrees until 1961

Bringing Tradition Near

Kaweni Ibarra ’19 learned how to reinvigorate history when he apprenticed with a Hawaiian tattooist his senior year.