Aishwarya Borkar is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree in software engineering at San Jose State University. In the upcoming academic year, she will be collaborating with her peers to found a club for women in computing called STEM Network of Women (STEM NOW), and is also working as an engineering peer leader in the college of engineering. Aishwarya is also a NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award recipient and enjoys working on apps in her spare time.
“Only when I finally let go of my inhibitions did I realize what my father had been saying all along was true. Programming takes you places. And it’s never boring because the technology industry continues to evolve, producing a dizzying array of programming languages, wearable devices, and apps every year.”