Rishvi Jayathilake

Defect Metrology Engineer at Intel Corporation

And - Co-founder of SLAKE(Sri Lankan American Knowledge Exchange)

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Take initiative, don't be hesitant to take the lead and execute the change you want to see.

What do you do?

Intel: Overlooking computer chip manufacturing process to ensure defects free integrated circuit units. SLAKE: Facilitating bi-directional knowledge transfer between Sri Lanka and the US for STEM-M related challenges.

Why did you choose this field?

Always had an interest to apply knowledge in chemistry and research towards a real world application and to be involved with an impactful change.

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

Wish I had more confidence to go that extra mile when I was younger

Why do you love working in STEM?

STEM research provide solutions to most pressing problems in the world.

Best advice for next generation?

Take initiative, don't be hesitant to take the lead and execute the change you want to see.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

"It always seems impossible until it's done."

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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