Women In Engineering

Beth Burns (’86)

Computer science graduate advises others to “remember your roots and leave a legacy.”
Computer science graduate advises others to “remember your roots and leave a legacy.”

May 23, 2017

"Remember your roots and leave a legacy," computer science graduate advises

Beth Burns thinks that not knowing what you want to be when you grow up is a blessing; not knowing provides an individual with a curious eye toward self-discovery and introspection.

Beth, who was initially from Detroit and has lived in Chicago since graduation, earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1986 from Michigan State University. She is proud that her goal of lifelong learning has held steady throughout her career. 

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