Need to get beyond ‘scared of math’ syndrome

Two young girls in Chennai want to inspire the next generation of innovators by teaching them how to write and understand technology code. Aditi Prasad and Deepti Rao are sisters who have spent a lot of their studying life in the US exploring subjects in an around STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). “I always knew I wanted to see the application side of technology. In that I worked with an MIT start-up company in Boston, one that was working on brain-machine interfaces and artificial intelligence,” Prasad shares. “We want the code movement to go across the country,” says her sister Deepti Rao. These young girls are passionate about technology because they have had the opportunity to learn and be exposed to its use and potential. Together with their father,…


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