Interview with Ayesha Riaz | Code for Pakistan

Interview with Ayesha Riaz

Interview with Ayesha Riaz

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. 

A: Hello, I am Ayesha Riaz from Peshawar. I have a master’s degree in Computer Science and have worked for 5 years in my field. I am happy to be a part of the Fellowship Program this year and I hope to build my capacity and network with technical people. I love reading and listening to music. When it comes to working, I am diligent, consistent, and dedicated.


Q: Why Computer Sciences? Why not something else? 

A: Computer Science has always been one of my favorite subjects.


Q: Tell me about something you struggled with early in your career and how you overcame it. 

A: When I got an internship, my research skills were fairly weak, but with time and support from my colleagues I overcame this weakness.


Q: What is your biggest achievement in your professional career? 

A: I became a designer and I am doing my favorite work as a job.


Q: If I were to poll everyone you’ve worked with, what percentage would not be a fan of yours? 

A: Maybe 20%?



Q: Were you keen to be selected in the KP Fellowship Program or you just applied scrolling through the web? 

A: I really wanted to be a part of the Fellowship Program.


Q: From day one, what were some of the first impressions you hold about the Fellowship program, and what are your views now? 

A: I am totally satisfied with this program, I am having a good experience as I was expecting at first.


Q: What project are you working on here? How is it helping you to build your personal and professional capacity?

A: I am working with the Planning & Development Department, and the KPITB Support team,  I am gaining a lot of knowledge through sessions conducted within the Fellowship program.


Q: How is your overall experience working in a male-dominant team? 

A: The overall experience is good.


Q: What skills do you possess that will most impact our bottom line?  

A: My diligence, punctuality, compatibility with others, and teamwork.


Q: How do you deal with different personalities in the fellowship team? 

A: I try to cooperate with them through effective communication.


A: How do you define success and how do you measure up to your own definition? 

A: In my opinion, success is when our dreams change into reality.


Q: What is your philosophy towards your work?

A: My work philosophy is to manage my work in a timely fashion.


A:  What do you like to do outside of work? 

A: During my spare time, I enjoy walking, reading books and coding.

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