AI is changing the social and professional worlds very quickly. Unfortunately, women tend to be underrepresented in AI and in the tech industry in general. However, several Indian women are making an impact on the AI industry. Here’s five women who are examples of this trend.
Ashwini Asokan left Silicon Valley to go to India to start a company of her own. Along with her husband, she created Mad Street Den in Chennai India to provide AI services for apps. Users can plug into the AI cloud platform MAD stack to use the product. The product allows online shoppers to take photos of clothing they like and find these clothes through an online shopping portal. Asokan said that the reason she went to India to start her company was because the Indian consumer market is growing very quickly.
Suriya Prabha taught herself how to code. Now she has created a tech education company called YouCode. Her company helps kids in rural areas of Tamil Nadu learn about AI, robotics and coding.
Geetha Manjunatha and Nidhi Mathur founded Niramai, a breast cancer screening tool which uses AI and machine learning.
In 2014, Gazal and Deepak Garg founded TruckFast, a company that provides high quality services in fields such as e-commerce, FMGG, auto, pharma and the cold chain space.
Niyati Agarwal is one of the founders of Morph.ai, a B2B SaaS platform in which businesses can create chatbots. Chatbots can reach out to customers and pursue high quality leads. The chatbots performs personalized interactions with customers.