From Congo to Computer Engineering

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Celestin Gasirabo lived most of his life with no place to call home. Without the luxury of having his own bedroom, house, street or even country, Gasirabo refused to succumb to the adverse landscape that defined his childhood. Armed with little more than determination, strength and the clothes on his back, Gasirabo transformed the life of a five-year-old African refugee into a UNC Charlotte graduate. Listen to Gasirabo’s story in his own words.

Gasirabo earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the William States Lee College of Engineering in December 2022.