Alankar received her graduate degree in May 2013 in Economics and Public Policy with a focus on International Development. She has a passion for the potential of technology to bridge income gaps and help marginalized communities gain access to health, education and income opportunities. Prior to moving to the US, she worked with rural communities in India and explored how computers might help them gain access to these essential services.
When asked about inspiration Alankars response was, "Just the ability to create something new is very motivational to me. When you create something, you're so invested in the process that all distractions fade away. It's like throwing clay on a potter's wheel, if you're distracted, the clay doesn't cooperate".
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She and her husband love the outdoors and living in San Diego they have great weather for indulging in outdoor activities. She also loves photography and baking. She tries to pursue those loves whenever she has time. With her store she gets to spend a lot of time on her photography which she enjoys. One LOVE she has is watching detective shows like Sherlock, Miss Marple and Poirot along with WW II and Cold War documentaries and films.
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Her favorite advice is a quote by Rabindranath Tagore: "The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough". For her it puts things in perspective and inspires her to see beauty in the present rather than worrying over yesterday and tomorrow.
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