Fellow:Reeth Mohta

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School: KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum

What she does now: Studies Information Science Engineering, Secretary at Rotaract Club Belgaum Central.

E-mail: reethpatne@gmail.com

Connect at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reeth-mohta-199b13160/

Reeth is a University Innovation Fellow and an undergraduate student studying Information Science Engineering at KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum. Her schooling took place in Kolhapur, Maharashtra as well as Belgaum, Karnataka which made her realise even though there can be a change in the education system across different states, the approach remains the same. Ergo, she strives to be a catalyst to bring about change in the way of approach towards education. 

She has an affinity for Data Science and Machine learning. She is currently working on developing a software that can predict whether a foundry casting will be defective or not. She has also developed a data visualisation interface for a Foundry that aids in business process optimisation and allows users to make quicker decisions to maximise profitability. She is a part of the Rotaract Club Belgaum Central. For the year 2017-18, she served as the International Service Director where her primary focus was on the International events, to plan out activities and projects that promote these events among people via Rotaract. She served as the Professional Service Director for the 2019-20 tenure and her focus was to arrange programs designed to provide information about a wide cross-section of businesses and entrepreneurs. She received the 'Best Professional Service Project' for the RI year 2019-2020 from Belgaum zone. She is currently the Secretary of the club for the year 2020-21. She is also a part of the Institute Innovation Council where she organises events to create awareness about Innovation, creativity and collaborative thinking to all the young minds on campus. She loves organising events as she enjoys communicating with people and getting to know them.

She is an ardent reader. She enjoys reading fiction, magical realism, crime and thriller. Arctic Monkeys is hands down her favourite band. She has always been creative and very articulate about her thoughts. She considers formulating her thoughts as one of her strongest points which is why she maintains a blog where she writes about human emotions since they speak volumes to her. She is a proud Published Co-Author of the Anthology called INARA. She goes by the pen name 'Reeth Rajas', Rajas being her late father's name. In this way, she hopes to keep his memory alive.

She lives by this quote, “People want to be bowled over by something special. Nine times out of ten you can forget, but that tenth time, that peak experience, is what people want. That's what can move the world. That's art.”   - Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun.

Find her blog at: https://reethshideaway.wordpress.com/


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