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14 Jan 2021

Alumna picks up women in tech award

Nerissa Arvana Prawiro has been named on the #TechWomen100 Awards list for 2020.

The #TechWomen100 awards highlight remarkable women within roles in the technology industry.

The alumna, who graduated in Industrial Design and Technology in 2017, is a User Experience (UX) Designer at Goldman Sachs and is passionate about creating innovative solutions to problems.

Nerissa said:

“It is humbling to be considered amongst such a diverse network of inspirational women leaders!”

Nerissa has previously won awards through exploring her interest in tech for good. She won the Red Dot Concept Design Award in 2014, for developing wearable technology aimed at dampening wrist tremors for those with early onset Parkinson’s disease. Then in 2017 she was awarded the Royal Society of Arts Student Design Award, for her design which supports kidney disease sufferers by ensuring they adhere to their prescribed nutrient intake.

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