Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Tribute to the Indian Women Scientist Dr. Amrapali
Let us celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 11 February 2020.
Dr. Amrapali J. Zaveri, Assistant Professor of Data Engineering, The University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Postdoctoral Researcher at Maastricht University, Netherlands.
India is proud of you!
Sheroes of the world! Dr. Amrapali Zaveri (aka Cooky):
Suffered a massive stroke. Declared Brain Dead by Doctor at Maastricht University Hospital, The Netherlands. After passing away helped many lives by donating several organs!
What an Honor! Tribute by the Maastricht University: The Flag was displayed at half-mast!
Done PhD (first woman in Zaveri family to get a PhD), lived in four countries (Singapore, Germany, the US, and the Netherlands).
Postdoc for 15 months at STANFORD UNIVERSITY, USA (2016-2017). She was about to join Amsterdam University as an Assistant Professor (Promotion).
Won two awards (best paper and outstanding reviewer), have ~50 publications with 1000+ citations.
Google Scholar link
Officially received Maastricht University Teaching Qualification (UTQ/BKO) certificates.
From 2010-2015, she was a PhD student at the University of Leipzig, with the AKSW research group in Germany focusing on Semantic Web, Linked Data and particularly Data Quality.
Since 2017 a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Data Science at Maastricht University, Netherlands.
Met the founder of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners Lee, at an international conference in Lyon, France.
From 2009-2010, she worked in Singapore at the National Neuroscience Institute as a Research Assistant.
Globetrotter: Traveled alone to Eighteen countries, paper presentations, conferences, and managed to explore them despite tight schedules.
Featured in a German TV show. Choreographer for dozens of German ladies and performed publicly at Leipzig.
In short, Cooky greeted every person with a big smile and sparkling eyes full of life and love. She was a great mentor to her students and to her peers, filling them with ideas and encouragement. She tackled her work with vigour and determination. She was true to herself and her friends and family, a shining example to all on living a genuine life!
Born in a Spiritual Jain Zaveri family. Grandfather did Santhara (Jain Fast) and one Uncle is a Jain monk, Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar.
She took parents around the world and several wildlife sanctuaries. Shravan for Parents!
Mother Jayshree Zaveri and Father Jyotindra Zaveri are so proud to be recognized as Amrapali's parents!
बेटी माता और पिता की पहचान बने और क्या चाहिए? (Beti parent ki pahchan bane aur kya chahiye).
We believe in life after death! The soul never dies.
Late Dr. Amrapali Zaveri lives.
January 24, 2020.
#Sheroesoftheworld #WomanInSTEM #AmrapaliZaveri #Netherlands
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It's with a very heavy heart that I share with you the tragic news of the sudden passing of Amrapali Zaveri.— Michel Dumontier (@micheldumontier) January 28, 2020
She made you feel loved, appreciated, and listened to. We miss you @amrapaliz, and will always remember you and be inspired by you. https://t.co/C5S66xTftO
Post published by Jyotindra Zaveri (Amrapali's Father).