Reecha Bharali

School of Informatics and Computing Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Dropbox Scholarship Recipient

Reecha Bharali is a Graduate Student in Human Computer Interaction in Indiana University, IUPUI. Reecha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati(IITG) and hails from Dibrugarh Assam, India. Her thesis was in Design of a Social Networking Platform for Children and her research has been published in the same field. She has presented her projects in HCI conferences and worked during her undergraduate years in renowned institutes like IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore and EPFLSwitzerland. She is interested in User Experience, Usability Visual Communication, Design Management and Psychology. She has recently been a part of the UX Research Team at Pearson North America and is currently working on the Masters Project. She has spoken and presented her work in different conferences like IEEE conference on Technology Enhanced Education, HCI International 2013 Las Vegas, WIT Annual Event and the annual IUPUI Research day event. She is currently concentrating in e-Learning and digital learning material.

“One of the most inspiring women in technology, who inspires me is Marrisaa Meyer from Yahoo. Her life has been very aspiring for me as a practical woman, dealing with both her personal and professional career. I believe women are supposed to face more professional challenges during a life time of career when her responsibilities and roles changes.”