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Nabanita De


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I was crowned Miss India Emerald City Washington 2020-2021.

Originally from Kolkata India, I am passionate about solving world challenges though tech and entrepreneurship. I currently help defend cyber attacks at Uber as a Software Engineer.

My work has been recognized on Business Insider, Washington Post, Mashable, Huffington Post and over 90% of news publications worldwide and I was invited to Forbes Under 30 by the Forbes Team.  I have won several awards by big tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Uber, Harvard, MIT and Qualcomm. You can read more about my work at www.nabanitade.com and www.linkedin.com/in/nabanitaai

Here are some media coverage about my work:


2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/11/18/fake-news-on-facebook-is-a-real-problem-these-college-students-came-up-with-a-fix/

I have also been published on Hacker News, Huffington Post, BBC, CNN, Wired Magazine, Fortune and over 90% of news publications worldwide.

Some of the platforms that I have built using my tech skills include -

1. www.returnships.info (helping women get back to work after a long haul in career)

2. Project FiB  (detecting Fake News on Facebook)

3. Help Her - Providing platform for acid attack and domestic violence victims find out laws pertaining to their cases.

4. As a 6 year old, collected funds for Redcross India and Helpage India.

5. Got the NCWIT grant and raised 2000 dollars for helping stem education.

6. Built an app Pedestrian Go to aid distracted pedestrians while they are crossing the street.

7. Volunteered and organized the biggest Women in tech conference in the world, Grace Hopper Conference.

8. Was the first female to win the BITSAA Mantra Entrepreneur of the Year award in BITS Pilani.

9. Won Rockstar Leadership award at Uber for saving 9 million dollars at work.

10. Got full scholarship for Masters at UMass Amherst.

11. Built an app which got over 50,000 downloads on app store.

12. Won 17+ Hackathons

I would love to raise awareness for helping women return to work after a long haul in career through my Platform www.returnships.info through this feature and set an example for beauty with purpose. 

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    October 13, 1994

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What is the Occupation of Nabanita De

Software Engineer

Which School Did Nabanita De Attend?

Umass amherst

Why start competing in pageants

I have been raising awareness for women centric issues and take over world challenges through tech. However being a queen, puts me in forefront of the impact I can make, when I get to interact with NGOs and lead with Beauty with a purpose.

FUN FACTS about Nabanita De

Grew up in 4 countries and 3 continents. Won 15+ Hackathons and 7 Gold medals in Chess.

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