Kavya Kopparapu is a young scientist and entrepreneur who co-founded Girls Computing League, an organization that encourages girls to pursue careers in STEM fields. Her passion for science and her commitment to empowering young girls to follow in her footsteps have made her an inspiration to many.

Kavya’s work in the field of artificial intelligence is particularly impressive. She developed a deep learning-based algorithm for diagnosing diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness. Her innovation won her the 2019 “Science in Action” award from Scientific American magazine. Kavya’s work has also been recognized by organizations such as the National Center for Women & Information Technology and the Society for Science & the Public.

In addition to her scientific achievements, Kavya is an advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment. Through Girls Computing League, she has been working towards creating opportunities for girls to pursue careers in STEM fields. Kavya’s story shows that young people can make a difference in the world if they have the courage to pursue their passions and the commitment to create change.