June 22-24, 2021

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Arya Murali

Vice President, WITI India

Arya Murali cares deeply about education, inclusion, and entrepreneurship and presently serves as VP, India at Women in Technology International (WITI), a 30-year-old pioneer in empowering women in technology across the globe. Having been closely associated with women in tech ecosystem in India for over six years, Arya has in the past built a community of 1000+ women in tech as the lead for Google Women Techmakers, Cochin; and impacted 5000+ young women in tech through programs such as the Women in Tech Learning program (wit.rethinkfoundation.in). An engineer by education, Arya is also a TEDx speaker, Jagriti Yatri, and one of the 18 young women to receive the prestigious WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship. A prominent proponent of the importance of scholarships and mentorships in empowering women, Arya is the author of an eBook on applying to opportunities (handbook.aryamurali.com), host of the "Writing a Winning Scholarship Application" podcast, and runs Godmothers.in - a personal initiative to support young women.