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Shriya

Bangalore

Verified Change Maker

Last activity: 2024-01-04 15:54:04
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Bio

Founder at sitara akka
Entrepreneur in Residence at Circle India
Part of NSRCEL-IIMB as part of their social entrepreneurship track - Impact Orbit Cohort 1

Hours Invested 1180.0
Actions Taken 12
Skill Badges
Hands on
Community Collaboration
Data Orientation
Citizenship
Grit
Applied Empathy
Entrepreneurial
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Communication
Highlight

Started Project Sitara

Jan 2018 Started Project Sitara, mobilised 15-20 volunteers to provide educational support to young girls in an orphanag and improve Learning Outcomes.

Interested in
Community Building
Waste
Civic-Environmental Data
Expert Review

2024-01-04 15:54:04

Sustainable Daily Practices

I have been trying to inculcate more environment friendly practices. Some that I have been following: 1) Usage of menstrual cup 2) Only cloth bags, no plastic 3) Bamboo toothbrush 4) Usage of bus / metro wherever there's last mile connectivity

2024-01-04 15:47:50

Local Problem Solving - Course for College Students

Created and facilitated a 1-month course on problem-solving using Reap Benefit's Discover-Investigate-Solve-Share model. 8 students of PES University attended and solved local issues in college at the end of it.

2024-01-04 15:41:32

Naagarik - Classifying Civic Issues through AI

Naagarik is a machine learning model that scrapes tweets, identifies civic issue complaints and classifies them into the category they belong to (air, waste, water, sanitation etc). Along with this, it assigns a severity score. This has been published in IEEE Scopus Indexing - https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9544777

2024-01-04 15:36:45

Custom WhatsApp app for Personalised Learning

In order to provide each student a unique and personal learning experience, we have created our own WhatsApp app - Meteor - built using WhatsApp API. It allows us to have custom features, automate flows, track user journey, etc. We have 600 users from all 31 districts of the state Karnataka using it.

2024-01-04 15:34:59

Sitara Akka as my career

After my undergraduate degree, I decided to run Sitara Akka as a full-time career. We provide education and a support system to highschool students from low-income communities in Karnataka to build self-directed learners for life.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Represented the Solve Ninja movement
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Oct 2019 Represented the Solve Ninja movement of local problem solvers at YuWaah! Event organised by UNICEF, Generation Unlimited Program, New Delhi.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Built 4 chapters of Solve Ninja College Chapters
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Sep 2019 Spearheaded the first Solve Ninja College Chapter of Reap Benefit in 4 universities.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Crowdsourced platform of Clay Ganesha
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Aug 2019 Built the first hyperlocal, crowdsourced data platform of clay Ganesha in Bangalore, and thus helped reduce Plaster of Paris idol immersion in local water bodies to just 2% in Bangalore.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Tried to push adoption of biodegradable straws
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

June 2019 Became a Global Shapers Bangalore Fellow, ran the Leafy Straw campaign and convinced coconut sellers to adopt bio-degradable straws.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Urban flooding map for bangalore
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Nov 2018 Developed a map of areas with urban flooding.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Started Project Sitara
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Jan 2018 Started Project Sitara, mobilised 15-20 volunteers to provide educational support to young girls in an orphanag and improve Learning Outcomes.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Built a mini biogas plant

Built a mini-biogas plant in school in Oct 2014

Hours Invested 1180.0
Actions Taken 12

Bio

Founder at sitara akka
Entrepreneur in Residence at Circle India
Part of NSRCEL-IIMB as part of their social entrepreneurship track - Impact Orbit Cohort 1

Skill Badges
Hands on
Community Collaboration
Data Orientation
Citizenship
Grit
Applied Empathy
Entrepreneurial
Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Communication
Overview
Actions
Highlight

Started Project Sitara

Jan 2018 Started Project Sitara, mobilised 15-20 volunteers to provide educational support to young girls in an orphanag and improve Learning Outcomes.

Interested in
Community Building
Waste
Civic-Environmental Data

2024-01-04 15:54:04

Sustainable Daily Practices

I have been trying to inculcate more environment friendly practices. Some that I have been following: 1) Usage of menstrual cup 2) Only cloth bags, no plastic 3) Bamboo toothbrush 4) Usage of bus / metro wherever there's last mile connectivity

2024-01-04 15:47:50

Local Problem Solving - Course for College Students

Created and facilitated a 1-month course on problem-solving using Reap Benefit's Discover-Investigate-Solve-Share model. 8 students of PES University attended and solved local issues in college at the end of it.

2024-01-04 15:41:32

Naagarik - Classifying Civic Issues through AI

Naagarik is a machine learning model that scrapes tweets, identifies civic issue complaints and classifies them into the category they belong to (air, waste, water, sanitation etc). Along with this, it assigns a severity score. This has been published in IEEE Scopus Indexing - https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9544777

2024-01-04 15:36:45

Custom WhatsApp app for Personalised Learning

In order to provide each student a unique and personal learning experience, we have created our own WhatsApp app - Meteor - built using WhatsApp API. It allows us to have custom features, automate flows, track user journey, etc. We have 600 users from all 31 districts of the state Karnataka using it.

2024-01-04 15:34:59

Sitara Akka as my career

After my undergraduate degree, I decided to run Sitara Akka as a full-time career. We provide education and a support system to highschool students from low-income communities in Karnataka to build self-directed learners for life.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Represented the Solve Ninja movement
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Oct 2019 Represented the Solve Ninja movement of local problem solvers at YuWaah! Event organised by UNICEF, Generation Unlimited Program, New Delhi.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Built 4 chapters of Solve Ninja College Chapters
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Sep 2019 Spearheaded the first Solve Ninja College Chapter of Reap Benefit in 4 universities.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Crowdsourced platform of Clay Ganesha
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Aug 2019 Built the first hyperlocal, crowdsourced data platform of clay Ganesha in Bangalore, and thus helped reduce Plaster of Paris idol immersion in local water bodies to just 2% in Bangalore.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Tried to push adoption of biodegradable straws
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

June 2019 Became a Global Shapers Bangalore Fellow, ran the Leafy Straw campaign and convinced coconut sellers to adopt bio-degradable straws.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Urban flooding map for bangalore
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Nov 2018 Developed a map of areas with urban flooding.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Started Project Sitara
Verified by: Reap Benefit Foundation

Jan 2018 Started Project Sitara, mobilised 15-20 volunteers to provide educational support to young girls in an orphanag and improve Learning Outcomes.

2023-07-19 18:33:32

Built a mini biogas plant

Built a mini-biogas plant in school in Oct 2014