Shweta is a Software Developer at Microsoft Corporation in Cambridge. She completed her Masters in Computer Science from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and has over 6 years of industry experience. She cares deeply about Barakat’s mission of educating and empowering women and children.
Shweta has been instrumental in raising both awareness and funds at Microsoft for Barakat. She strongly believes that educated women are the key to a progressive society. She greatly values Barakat’s work in tumultuous regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan where girls can only dream of an education. By joining the board, Shweta looks forward to contributing her passion and experience in making Barakat’s mission and programs reach more girls and women.