Harshita Agarwala

Data Scientist


Focus on strengthening your core concepts. Try to gain hands on experience in research.

What do you do?

I transform Business problems to mathematical problems that can be solved using data.

Why did you choose this field?

I was always interested in pursuing math and computers. I soon realised Applied mathematics was my calling. I started reading up about different fields and applications. I found Data Science to be very interesting and decided to pursue it

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

Finishing my master degree and publishing a paper on my thesis

Why do you love working in STEM?

Researching and reading up on different algorithms and techniques.

Best advice for next generation?

Focus on strengthning your core concepts. Try to gain hands on experience in research

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

Don't doubt your capabilities. They can really surprise you

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