Hello!

I am Ishaani, an experienced UX Designer who is currently solving complex problems that accelerate the pace of science and engineering.

I am a former international athlete who has led the U-19 Women's Cricket Team of Qatar in various tournaments. Nowadays, I continue my passion of sports as a hobby.

Work

My recent professional activities

  • Led a workshop at Women in Machine Learning (WiML), ICML 2020
    Held a virtual workshop at the top tiered Machine Learning conference to urge participants to think about the unintended consequences of technology that they develop
  • Led a workshop for Black Girls CODE, 2020
    Held a virtual workshop to teach young girls aged 10-16 years old on how to build a smart fitness tracker
  • Workshop at Women in Data Science (WiDS), WPI chapter, 2020
    Teaching Assistant for an in-person workshop on hands on Deep Learning & IoT workshop
  • Winner of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge ($100k grant money), 2019

A glimpse of me beyond UX

  • I hold 80+ titles in various sports activities like Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis & Cricket (2008 - Present)
  • I captained the U-19 Qatar National Women's Cricket Team in 2010 and represented them in various tournaments from 2008-2010
  • I have choreographed & performed in various dance numbers
  • One of my life goals is to visit all national parks in the US. Till now, I have visited 4 national now.