aniya Mishra, Director of AI Research at Affectiva
Taniya Mishra, Ph.D.

Director of Artificial Intelligence Research

How to Become A: AI and Computer Scientist


Watch Taniya Mishra, Director of AI Research at Affectiva. She leads a team of researchers who explore ways to get computers to understand human emotions so that technology can better serve our needs. The most rewarding part of her work is building new systems that enhance people’s lives and gives them a positive experience of interacting with technology. Taniya says that girls should consider a career in AI because AI is ingrained into every aspect of our lives now and will be even more so in the future. Her advice to girls is to dream big; ambition is attractive and inspires those around you.

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