Bucknell University                                                                                                                                         (Graduating: - May 2019)
Major 1: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering

Major 2: Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies
Minor: Mathematics
Mahindra United World College of India – International Baccalaureate Diploma                                     (Aug 2012 - May 2014) Microsoft Research Competition SIGCSE 2017 – Silver Medalist                                                                                   (March 2017)
Grand Challenge Scholar: National Academy of Engineering                                                                      (Spring 2015 – Present)

Bucknell Emerging Leader Award                                                                                                                                      (Spring 2016)

Bucknell Student Profile                                                                                                                                                                       (Fall 2017)

Skills and Relevant Coursework

Proficient: Python, Java, SQL, C, Ruby, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Linux, Git 
Design Tools: Invision, Flow.xo, p5.js
Learning: AngularJS, Verilog, Android Studio, React Native
Relevant Coursework: User-Centered Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Engineering, Operating Systems Design, Discrete Mathematics, Programming Language Design, Object Oriented Programming

Projects and Experience

Nationwide IT Internship Program - Java Developer Intern                                                                      (May 2017 – Aug 2017)

  • Implemented story cards and wrote queries for a SWING application for Nationwide Financial using Java, REST API and SQL

  • Trained and operated in the Nationwide’s Agile Framework (stand-up, iterations, retrospective, 3 Amigos and other agile processes)

  • Created a comprehensive onboarding documents site to assist all new developers joining the teams working on the SWING app

  • Shadowed Test Automation Developers, Requirements Analysts, Data Analysts, IT Architects


Undergraduate Student Researcher - Bucknell University                                                                        (May 2016 – Aug 2016)

  • Created and implemented an introductory CS course for non-STEM majors that uses p5.js (a JavaScript library) to teach basic CS concepts, and empower students to investigate and draw novel insights from data sets that may be social, historical or textual in nature

  • Presented and won the second prize in the Microsoft Research Competition at the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Conference 2017 in Seattle

  • Published research in the ACM Digital Library under the title ‘Creative Computing and Society: When Undergraduates Design a Curriculum for an Introductory Computing Course’


Human Computer Interaction Design Sprints (CSCI 379)                                                                                                 (Present)

  • Used the 5 stages of user-centered design to complete sprints based on different themes

  • Link to the projects  

Independent study: Building a mobile application to assist parents during travel                                                  (Present)

  • Completed the Design process: brainstorming, technology exploration, interviewing, user-testing and paper prototyping

  • Current Development: Using Google and Facebook APIs, and Android Studio to create the desired features


Product Owner: Bucknopoly (CSCI 205: Software Engineering)                                                                              (Spring 2016)

  • Developed a Bucknell version of the board game ‘Monopoly’ using OOP, Model View Control Model and Agile Development


Teaching Assistant for the Computer Science Department at Bucknell                                               (Fall 2015 – Present)

  • Courses: ENGR 100 (Lego Mindstorm, NXC), CSCI 187 (p5.js), CSCI 203 (Python), CSCI 315 – Operating Systems (C)

Leadership Experience

President and Founder: Association for Computing Machinery – Women’s Chapter                 (Spring 2016 – Present)

  • Organizing students to apply for the Grace Hopper Annual Conference, began a peer-mentor program

  • Applied and won the $3000 grant for start-up ACM-W organization from NCWIT


Common Ground Facilitator 2015 and Common Ground Director 2016 & 2018                            (Spring 2015 – Fall 2016)

  • Selected facilitators, led facilitator training, engaged with faculty and campus organizations as part of training and promotions

  • Planned, organized and executed the five-day retreat focusing on race, gender, religion and socioeconomic status


Vice President: Association for Computing Machinery                                                                                    (Fall 2015 - Spring 2016)

  • Organized internship panels, hackathons, student lectures series and other programs for the Bucknell CS community


Residential Adviser for Upperclassmen                                                                                                                 (Fall 2015 - Spring 2016)

  • Provided peer mentoring and programming for a house of 20 students   


International Orientation Assistant                                                                                                                        (Spring 2016 – Fall 2016)

  • Helped execute the annual International Orientation program catering to over 70 incoming international students at Bucknell 


International Orientation Leader                                                                                                                            (Spring 2017 – Fall 2017)

  • Trained International Orientation Assistants

  • Planned, organized and executed the annual International Orientation program

  • Provided year round programming and mentorship to the students coming in through the program