GHC Thoughts

I was fortunate enough to go to the annual Grace Hopper Celebration– the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. Here are some random thoughts I had throughout my experience: On travelling: Travelling can be pretty annoying. Planning an itinerary, packing the right amount of stuff, waiting in line, standing at the airport, sitting in a plane–andContinue reading “GHC Thoughts”

Summer of Stuff (Photo Journal!)

Many summers, I regret not doing as many activities or going to as many places as I could have. I think part of that is because at the start of summer it feels like you have an infinite amount of time so “why not go somewhere next weekend?”As sad as it sounds I was indeedContinue reading “Summer of Stuff (Photo Journal!)”

Google Science Fair!

As a Technovation Alumn, I was invited to attend the Google Science Fair this year! It was so amazing and inspiring to see the world-shaping inventions these young people are creating. Dianna Cowern aka Physics Girl was MCing the awards ceremony And I was soooo excited because she has had such a huge impact onContinue reading “Google Science Fair!”

Splunk Summer Internship

This summer I got the incredible experience of interning at Splunk!!! There are so many different things I could write about from my experience, but lemme just big a couple main ones: 1) Big vs Small(or more accurately mid-sized company vs startup, but that doesn’t have the same ring to it) 2) CI/CD + CL!(ContinuousContinue reading “Splunk Summer Internship”

Hamilton Lottery!!!!!

I have been obsessed with Hamilton for a while now.  My friends know it: I’ve drawn my favorite characters and made too many comics about them to count.  I’ve listened to the 2 hours and 23 minute soundtrack so many times… …that my music suggestions are definitely skewed: (all these singers are from the OriginalContinue reading “Hamilton Lottery!!!!!”

VentureBeat Transform AI Conference

I was sponsored to attend VentureBeat’s Transform AI Conference! It was my very first time going to a conference like that and I learned a lot! I’m also super grateful to my manager, Medha, who not only gave me the time to go attend, but also encouraged me to go and share what I learnedContinue reading “VentureBeat Transform AI Conference”

Vancouver Trip: Sense of Direction

Since there are Splunk offices are all over the world, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit one of the remote offices in Vancouver! This was a big experience for me for many reasons. There was the obvious reason of being able to work with my team members who I had onlyContinue reading “Vancouver Trip: Sense of Direction”

First Research Project

This semester, I did an independent study project and presented at the end-of-semester “Meeting of the Minds” event held at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science. Throughout the semester, I worked with my advisor, Cori Faklaris–a Ph.D. student and Arnav Mahajan–another undergraduate, on our research project in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute. Our overall goal was toContinue reading “First Research Project”