about

Hi, I'm Anya! Thanks for stopping by. Here's a bit more about me and what's consuming me these days:

I like asking questions, thinking critically about the world by reading, and frequently reflecting (still working on this). I strive to be supportive, positive, and the type of person who does things.

What am I up to now?

I'm on a research sprint for the next few months to learn about energy and poverty cycles in rural Africa with the aim to write a whitepaper on a framework for NPOs to maximize their return per dollar with Solar4Africa. Also enjoying writing problem memos. Playing tennis too.

Feel free to reach out



experiences

Blockchain Research & Development
Jun 2022 - current
Research in efficient zero-knowledge proof generation and cryptographic automation to build secure networks and systems with students from Purdue University.
Developed implementation mobile-based blockchain as an alternative banking solution
Created research memos on the use of SVMs to accurately grade and categorize blockchain data and vulnerabilities on new networks
Presented research at 2 academic booths/conferences
Innovation Developer
Jun 2022 - August 2022
Designed and developed an internal business tool for securely shortening URLs with React, TypeScript, FastAPI, and MariaDB
Created a browser extension, slack bot and splash page focusing on convenience, security, and ease of use
Conducted user interviews while working on weekly sprints in an agile environment
Presented to RBC Execs during demo days
Product Design and Development
Mar 2022 - Jun 2022
Designed Solana Pay course for new Rust developers
Synthesized feedback from over 30 developers on the improvement of core product, developed new marketing plan
Pitched 4 recommendations to product development team to optimize for builder retention and course time spent
Created product and company roadmaps with wireframes for future product ideas