What if everyone had access to the Internet? How would that change the state of education in the world? Many people, like Atefeh Riazi, Acting General Manager and Chief Information Officer of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), recognize that not everyone has access to Internet and that this alone is a huge barrier to knowledge that can help communities grow and thrive. Internet and technology is crucial to global communications today, and because of this, Atefeh Riazi has committed herself to bringing Information Technology to the rest of the world. With a degree in Electrical Engineering, she is also an inspiration to women everywhere who want to pursue and STEM career.
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