Saloni Hajare Wins Prestigious Palantir Women In Technology Scholarship
The Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship supports and celebrates women who are beginning careers in technology. Palantir hopes to encourage women to pursue computer science, engineering, and technical studies and to become leaders in these fields.
Saloni Hajare, an international student studying Computer Systems Engineering with a Year in Industry programme at the University of Sheffield, UK has been awarded one of the 10 Palantir scholarships. After a European wide competitive process, Solani has been chosen and invited to a virtual developmental workshop. Programming will include professional development sessions and breakout discussions with Palantir's engineers. She will also be awarded a grant of £5,500 to support her education.
Palantir, build software that lets organisations integrate their data, their decisions, and their operations into one platform. Their software empowers entire organisations to answer complex questions quickly by bringing the right data to the people who need it.
She states, “The scholarship motivates me to work hard and keep consistency in my coursework. Receiving the scholarship has opened my eyes to opportunities in the software engineering sector. I would like to make use of my modules to develop relevant skills and explore this sector more. Also, understanding, if I would like to pursue a career in software development, would help me make more informed decisions regarding module choices and my final year project.'
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