Aishwarya Srinivasan

Data Scientist, IBM

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STEM is a field which not only broadens your horizon in technical knowledge but also gives you a perspective to look at life differently

What do you do?

Getting the latest machine learning models to industries

Why did you choose this field?

It was during my undergraduate studies when I developed keen interest in data science and machine learning, and I had planned to do my Masters in Data Science. After completing my masters I have been working with IBM, which is a passion turned into career.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

During my internship with IBM, I got to work with Reinforcement Learning research and could file a patent on the algorithm I developed. I realize that if you are determined to achieve something, opportunities are self created.

Why do you love working in STEM?

I wake up everyday with a goal on mind to learn, learn and learn. Each day is about adding more knowledge to my mind. I wish to use the skills I have gained to make substantial change to improve human living.

Best advice for next generation?

STEM is a field which not only broadens your horizon in technical knowledge but also gives you a perspective to look at life differently. Don't ever believe if someone tells you, you can't; you are more capable than you think. Push harder

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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