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Dr. Ria Persad


Ria Persad studied mathematics and physics at Harvard, Princeton, and Cambridge Universities, specializing in data science and artificial intelligence. She served as a scientist at NASA and as the founding CEO of Stat Weather, which was ranked #1 in climate technology globally by Environmental Business International (EBI). Ria Persad has received the highest honour from the Society of Women Engineers, citations from the U.S. Secretary of Energy, and the U.S. Senate for her scientific achievements. Platts Global Energy Awards recognized her as one of the top 7 global lifetime achievement leaders. Ria has been following Ayurveda for 20 years and is pleased to support the Santhigram Foundation’s mission.