I'm Aashna Jena

CS Undergrad, NLP Enthusiast, Budding Linguist, Web Developer, Classical Dancer, Potterhead!




  • Secondary School, Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, 10.0/10.0 CGPA
  • Senior Secondary School, Hope Hall Foundation School, New Delhi, 97.8%, placed in the top 0.01% of India
  • Now pursuing BTech in Computer Science and MS in Computational Linguistics from IIIT Hyderabad, 9.3/10.0
  • Graduate in Fine Arts, Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh


  • Dean's List awardee for every semester
  • Winner: Microsoft Codess Hackathon 2019
  • Winner: Uber SHE++ Coding Challenge 2019 & 2020
  • Winner: Samsung Parichay Coding Challenge 2019
  • 5th place: Megathon All India hackathon 2019
  • Awarded Ms Fresher for batch of 2017
  • National Scholar for Classical Dance by Govt. of India
I am Currently..

An Ambassador for Microsoft's flagship Codess Program. I help conduct sessions which encourage women coders and undergrad students kick start their career!

Chosen to be a part of Intuit India's exclusive all India Mentorship program. I'm learning how to solve problems in the tech world and be a leader for tomorrow!


MICROSOFT - Android Development

  • Worked with the Microsoft Office team as an SWE intern in Summer 2019 : May-July
  • Developed a Notification hub for the Kaizala Android App. This included Design mockups, usability and accessibilty checks and front-end + backend of the feature. I also developed an Internal Storage Viewer for the same app.
  • Used Java for Development, Android UI for front-end and SnappyDB for databse management.

VIRTUAL LABS - Web Development

  • This initiative aims to make a free educational portal for undergrad students. I Worked with the initiative for over a year in developing their portal for CS students.
  • I developed several experiments under "sorting algorithms" module. This included content organisation, content generation and building interactive artifacts for students to view demos or practice exercises.
  • Tech Stack : HTML, CSS, JavaScript

ISB - Data Science

  • Worked with a faculty to analyse large amount of data about startups
  • I collected data, organised it and then drew conclusions about relationships between a startups success and the backgrounds of their founders
  • Tech Stack : Python, BaseX, Web scraping libraries

IIIT Hyderabad - Teaching Assistant

  • I have been a Teaching Assistant at my university for one year.
  • I have taken up C Programming and Artificial Intelligence courses in the last two semesters.
  • I have taken lab sessions, theory tutorials and developed interesting and challenging assignments/coding contests for students.