Netia McCray (MITES ’07) is the founder of Mbadika, a Boston-area nonprofit that helps kids get the technology skills they need to succeed. Netia McCray / Youtube channel usembassybrussels
By Kaylee Fagan
When she was 17, Netia McCray received a letter inviting her to attend a summer tech program for high school students at MIT. She thought the letter was junk mail, or maybe a scam.
She certainly didn’t know that in a couple short years she would be leaving her home in Tallahassee to study full-time at MIT, or that she would be the first member of her family to travel abroad, as part of her undergraduate studies.