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Meet Your Fellow Members

Michelle Sanders, President

Michelle is a current WGU student studying MBA IT Management 

In her current role as an Autonomous Transportation Site Manager she manages and ensures the safe and stable operation of Autonomous Vehicle platforms on public roadways.

Her goal as WinTech President is to empower female professionals in a multitude of industries by supporting them throughout their degree programs and career growth.

A fun fact is she once saved a person in a bathroom stall in the oldest bar in Ireland with a euro coin! Michelle is a dog mom and wife of a firefighter who enjoys reading, attending concerts, and outdoor activities.

Vrtreena Jenkins, Vice President

Vrtreena is a current Cyber Security and Information Assurance student and entreprenuer.

Her goal as WinTech Vice President is to lead by example and show women that it is never too late to reach their goals, hopes, and dreams. "Success looks like many things to different people." She wants to show that it is okay to be your authentic self while navigating this journey.

Vrtreena loves creating in various mediums, but her favorites by far are beadwork and acrylic paint. She loves all genres of music, reading, spending time with loved ones, and anime.

Obi J. Akusoba, First WinTech president & current WinTech
alumni leader

Obi began her technology career as an IT support specialist in 2018. She graduated from WGU with her Bachelor's degree in Software Development in 2021. She is currently employed as a Software Developer for a data analytics company.

As the first president of the Women In Tech club, she provided overall leadership and direction toward short and long term goals. As an alumni leader, she collaborates with the WinTech leadership, students, and alumni to implement and improve the alumni engagement strategy that supports post-academic life and career.

Her journey is one of passion, resilience, and grit. She inspires many women in technology to grow their careers through mentorship with the mindset of women helping women. 

*Coming Soon: Secretary/Treasurer*

See WGU WinTech Students in Action

WGU WinTech members are making an impact throughout the women in technology community.