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Siya Raj Purohit
Siya Raj Purohit is the author of “Engineering America: Teaching a Penguin How to Fly,” a book that addresses America’s STEM issues from a college student’s perspective. She is a senior at the University of Texas where she is working to build Suit of Clubs, an on-demand student ambassador service for companies looking to recruit at universities. She has worked at Apple, Intel and Cirrus Logic.

Entries by Siya Raj Purohit

#Hackademics: How Hacker Culture Is Changing Recruitment

(2) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 1:13 PM

We were all told the same thing. A solid GPA from an impressive school guarantees a respectable job. Besides some prominent exceptions, this has held true for a large part of the past few decades.

Those prominent exceptions have raised the bar and ushered in an era of creators,...

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Open Letter to Freshmen: Choose Well, Not All College Majors Are Created Equal

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 11:35 AM

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.

Dear Freshman,

Exactly three years ago, I was in your shoes. It was the...

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