KPMG Future Leader, 2019 Class
Major: Computer Engineering and Business Management
College Life: On the verge of her senior year at Cornell University, Karina Popovich is continuing her education while simultaneously serving as founder of Makers for COVID-19, a coalition of 3-D printer owners that have banded together to provide PPE for healthcare professionals all over the world. While taking on roles as both a full-time student and leader of an organization may seem like a daunting task, Karina is steadfast in her commitment to making a difference both inside and outside of the classroom.
What’s Next: Karina will continue to pursue her education at Cornell while aiming to increase production and distribution of Makers for COVID-19 products.
What is a “leadership lesson you’ve learned? “One of the biggest things I've learned is that it takes time to get to where you want to go, and it's perfectly fine to take time to get through what you need to get through.”