Avanti Sharma

Pre-Teen Technology Specialist, Workshop4Me

Avanti is passionate about bringing in a new model of education with coding and STEM or addressing global issues differently taking into account the views of iGens. She has been the youngest speaker at conferences such as TEDx Berlin, Diversity Summit KPMG, Campus Italia, Milan, Wonder Woman in Tech, London, Scratch Conference Budapest, Hub Dot, and Women and Girls in Science, London. She also likes to run coding workshops, especially for girls, to inspire them to code.

Avanti Sharma is a 14-year-old Pre-teen Technology Specialist at Workshop4Me a.s.b.l. She is passionate about bringing more children, especially girls, into the field of STEM. Avanti addresses global issues in conferences and seminars considering the view of an iGen while presenting her take on the matter.

Avanti has won the ICT Rising Star special award at IT Ladies night in December of 2019, selected as Finalist in awards such as -  Aspiring Teen award at Women in Tech 2020, Most Promising Junior award in Women In Tech 2018, and Rising Star of the Year at Technology Playmaker Awards 2018. Avanti started coding from the age of 7 and started teaching youngsters when she turned 9. Soon thereafter, Avanti started her journey to international conferences and competitions. She participated in a worldwide app development contest called the Technovation Challenge and was selected as a semifinalist in the top 100 out of the 2000 teams in 2018.

Avanti has been also been the youngest speaker at conferences such as: TEDxHUBerlin, Diversity Summit KPMG, Campus Italia, Milan, WonderWomanInTech, Scratch Conference Budapest, Hub Dot, Women and Girls in Science, London.