With the Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship, Adobe Research advances the careers of talented women in science and technology, encouraging them to become future leaders in their fields.
In 2021, the Adobe India Research WIT Scholarship was awarded to 6 winners. Scholars “represent the broad spectrum of colleges in India and support our philosophy that strong technical skills and innovative ideas come from everywhere,” says Principal Scientist Atanu Sinha, program lead.
Each scholar received funding to put towards tuition, the opportunity to interview for an internship, mentoring services, and a pass to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in India.
To learn more about this opportunity, including application deadlines, please visit the Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship page.
Here, the 2021 winners describe what the scholarship means to them.
Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata
Computer Science and Engineering
The Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship has offered me the unique opportunity to interact with like-minded peers and mentors, and to learn more about emerging technologies. I look forward to growing my technical skillset with which I can help improve the world. I want to express my sincere gratitude to Adobe for providing me this encouragement.
Gadde Satya Sai Naga Himabindu
Delhi Technological University, Delhi
Computer Science Engineering
Winning the Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship has been one of the most memorable achievements in my life. I now feel a step closer to my goals and have a better chance to impact others through mentorship. Getting this recognition gave me the courage to take up new challenges. Thanks for providing such a wonderful platform that gives the opportunity to learn and become a leader.
Ruhma Mehek Khan
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
Computer Science Engineering and Social Sciences
Winning this scholarship has given me the encouragement and confidence to continue my pursuit of a career in STEM. It gives me a wonderful opportunity to interact and learn from talented women who are passionate about STEM. Moreover, as someone who strongly believes in giving back to the community, I look forward to enhancing my skills and using my experience to help others who are willing to contribute to the domain of science and technology.
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Computer Science Engineering and Management
Apart from the financial support, I believe this scholarship is an opportunity for growth, and it enables me to share my experiences with other women out there. Together, we can uplift each other and in the coming years we will have a balanced ecosystem in tech. It is also a major indicator for me to keep working hard, stay resilient, and push myself to the best of my abilities. Thank you for your personal investment in my future and the future of many other leaders!
Swasti Shreya Mishra
International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore
Computer Science Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
Winning this scholarship puts me in a position to inspire everyone, especially young women, to achieve their goals. I want to emphasize the importance of research and development, and how we can contribute to the computer science community. I feel one of the biggest challenges in technology is that women refrain from pursuing research. I want to curb this mentality by growing myself with Adobe Research and working towards my PhD, and by being the change I wish to see in this world.
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai
Electronics and Communication Engineering
This scholarship acknowledges my efforts to succeed in STEM and motivates me to work harder. It has given me a platform to interact with seasoned professionals and accomplished fellow scholars. I firmly believe that this scholarship has provided the resources and opportunities I need to contribute to society. Adobe WIT has opened up many avenues for me, and I am grateful to be a part of a community that nurtures women in STEM.
To be considered for this scholarship for 2022, visit the Adobe India Women-in-Technology Scholarship page. Apply by August 22, 2021!