Meet Arshiya! She will graduate with her MSDS in 2021.

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Q: Where is your hometown?

A: Ashburn, Virginia

Q: What was your undergraduate degree (major), school, and year of graduation? 

A: Computer science and Mathematical Statistics, UVA, 2020 

Q: Any post graduate degrees?

A: N/A

Q: If you worked full-time until recently, or are working now, please share your most recent/current employer and title?

A: Working at an internship at Apple, never been full-time employed. 

Q: What are you particularly interested in learning about data science?

A: I like how data science can intersect with so many different fields, and you can really do anything with it! I would really love to use data science in a non-conventional way -- perhaps, in neuroscience or autonomous systems. 

Q: How do you hope to use data science in a future career?

A: I hope to use data science every day, as my career goals are centered around machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. My biggest desire to use data science in a way that will be immediately impactful to the world around me in a revolutionary way. I want to use data science to do some cutting-edge stuff!

Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?

A: A fun fact about myself is that I can play the guitar and I just took up long-boarding for fun!