Benazir Fateh (PhD CprE ’13) works as a AI/ML specialist at Google helping Google Cloud’s largest customers transform their businesses by solving problems that they face with creating scalable, end to end machine learning solutions. Prior to Google, Benazir worked in retail and precision agriculture industries leading multiple design and implementation projects. Benazir is a hands-on data scientist with diverse experience in research and in delivering scalable and productionizable machine learning solutions. She serves on the board of SpeakHire, a New York City based NGO committed to helping individuals from immigrant families become leaders in the workforce. She is an ambassador with the Women in Data Science organization and volunteers her time to mentor young professionals and seniors in school. Benazir earned a PhD degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University in May 2013 and was awarded the Young Alumni Award from ISU in 2021. She is originally from India and currently resides in the San Francisco bay area.