Jay Pande is a junior at Duke University majoring in Computer Science. He has previously served as President of Duke Disability Alliance and planned the organization’s annual Disability Pride Week in 2017 and 2018. His experiences living with Cerebral Palsy compel him to be an advocate for people with disabilities and help his community become more inclusive and accessible. After he graduates, Jay hopes to contribute to the next generation of universally-designed assistive technology. His hobbies include composing music, speaking French, and watching comedy. In 2016, Jay was selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar.