Michelle Purnama is a senior studying Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. She is a Presidential Scholar at Temple in the Fox and University Honors program. During her time in college, she served as the Co-President of Women’s Entrepreneurial Organization and Director of Corporate Relations of Temple Association for Information Systems (AIS). Her proudest achievements are successfully organizing the first-ever women in IT panel for Temple AIS with over 80 attendees and receiving the 2018 Student Leadership Award from Temple’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute.
In summer 2019, she interned at Alexion Pharmaceuticals as an IT intern working with their Regulatory Operations team. In this position, she successfully managed and established an actionable project plan to upgrade Alexion’s regulatory information management publishing tool. Besides her role as an IS Job Index Research Assistant, she gives back to the MIS community as an active mentor to several MIS students and a student ambassador for the MIS professional achievement program.