AbOUT Avanti SHARMA
“Dream big, acComplish bigger.” Is MY MOTTO
I'm a pre-teen technology specialist at Workshop4me. I am interested in the capability of Science and Technology. I like to share the joy of coding with children of my age group and above.
My contribution to the society over the past 24 months are:
Addressed Disrupt X Session at Global Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi as the youngest ever speaker. Shared my thoughts on the changes which are needed to make technology more accessible to bring about social change especially empowering girls in Coding and STEM skills.
Launched Codeutainment on Feb 8, 2019 – a revolutionary concept, first of its kind in the World, where Coding, Science and Mathematics are presented in an entertaining manner in a movie hall to simulate the experience of watching a thrilling movie.
Addressed the Diversity Summit at KPMG, 20 September 2018 , where my co-Panellists were highly accomplished professionals, entrepreneurs and politicians from all over Europe, including the former and the lady Dy. Prime Minister of Luxembourg. Video here
In March 2018, had been nominated for the Technology Playmaker award 'Rising Star of the Year
' category. I was invited to the inaugural ceremony at the Museum of London hosted on International Women's Day with a gala dinner with 100 women leaders in technology. I was felicitated by Gilian Tans
, President and CEO Booking.com. Randi Zuckerberg
, CEO Zuckerberg Media mentioned me in her speech and spent time talking to me about our possible collaboration in her DOT Complicated project aimed towards encouraging teenage girls to take up coding. Soon after, she invited me on her Business Radio show Dot Complicated.
Recording: Radio Recap.
A list of the coding events which I have run:
In April 2017, along with the Luxembourg team, I participated in the Technovation Challenge. We coded a mobile app and also wrote a business plan for it. We are selected in the top 100 teams out of the 2000+ applications globally. Details of my team's work> One-Click Safety App.