Alumni Gallery

We have employed 60 CUNY students, from 12 colleges, and all 5 boroughs. Their home countries include Ghana, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Haiti, China, Bangladesh, Guatemala, Turkey, Nepal, Yemen, Russia, Uzbekistan. Here are ten of our illustrious alumni.


Jennifer Maldonado


CIF Fellow 2018-2019

I received my Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies from Queens College in Fall 2019. I am currently working full time as a Discretionary Action Consultant with Manhattan CB 1, while developing many exciting side projects as well.

Karina Ibriganova


CIF Fellow 2017-2018

I completed my Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Queens College in Fall 2019. I am currently working as a Technology Analyst at Accenture.


“I was never aware of the different programming or mapping software. Learning all these made me rethink about my major and possibly my career.”

Ahnaf Tazwar

Ishrat Chowdhury


CIF Fellow 2018-2019

I am an undergraduate student at Queens College majoring in Computer Science for my B.A. I will graduate in Fall 2020. I am currently working part time at BetaNYC as a CIF Mentor and plan to start full-time at Accenture after graduation.

Ahnaf Tazwar


CIF Fellow 2018-2019

CIF Fellow 2018-2019 I am an undergraduate student at NYU majoring in Computer Engineering for my BS. I will graduate in Fall 2022. I am currently working part time at BetaNYC as a CIF Mentor.


“Through this fellowship experience, I gained exposure to the work of various city government agencies. I learned the powerful impact civic tech organizations, such as BetaNYC, can make in building an inclusive community”

Shovan Bala

Ramesh Beharry


CIF Fellow 2017-2018

I am an undergraduate student at Queens College majoring in Economics, Political Science and Comparative Literature. I will graduate in Fall 2020. I am currently working as a Discretionary Action Consultant for Manhattan CB 1, and working part time with BetaNYC.

Shovan Bala


CIF Fellow 2017-2018

I received my Bachelors Degree in International Criminal Justice from John Jay College in Fall 2019. I recently finished my internship at the Department of Global Communication of the United Nations and am pursuing a Fullbright opportunity in India.


“Learning about data science broadened my perspective and opened my mind on exploring different career paths, it challenged me to work as a team member, and gave me the opportunity to work with a community board.”

Jennifer Maldonado

Anderson Ceus


CIF Fellow 2018-2019

I am an undergraduate student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice majoring in Criminal Justice for a Bachelors of Science. I will graduate in Fall 2020. I am currently working at the DFTA (Department for the Aging) as a College Aide.

Isaac Pulatov


CIF Fellow 2016-2017

I received my Bachelors Degree in Mathematics for a B.A. from Queens College in Fall 2017. I am currently pursuing my Masters Degree in Physics at City College (CCNY).


“I developed an interest in data analytics. I took new classes such as computer science electives in data analytics, and methods of mathematical statistics.”

Karina Ibriganova

Anita Jiang


CIF Fellow 2018-2019

I am an undergraduate student at John Jay College majoring in Criminal Justice and Economics for my BS. I will graduate in Fall 2020. I am currently working at a Crypto-tax accounting firm and will be taking a year off before I attend law school.

Abdul Muftau


CIF Fellow 2016-2017

I received my Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College in Fall 2017. I am currently pursuing an M.A in Economics and Education (Columbia University), and I am a full time employee at Teachers College, Columbia University.