Meenakshi Das

Meenakshi Das

Meenakshi Das is a senior majoring in Computer Science at Mississippi State University (MSU).  Her interest in Accessibility in technology sparked after attending an Accessibility conference at the University of Washington in Seattle, and she hopes to do her part in making technology more inclusive. She is taking steps towards that goal and recently conducted a workshop to teach computer programming to visually impaired students. She is also the President of a students with disabilities club at MSU, and her paper on Disability inclusion was recently presented at an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference in Virginia. She was also chosen as a Google Lime Scholar in 2018 and interned at Qualcomm as a software engineering intern in Summer 2018. As a member of the NextGen Council, she provides a student perspective on disability inclusion and actively guides 100+ students with disabilities. In her free time, she enjoys learning new technologies and listening to pop music.