Yasmine Kotturi is a PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon. In her research, she introduces tools that support professional development among under-resourced entrepreneurs and small business owners to build a more equitable future of work. Her research leverages a combinationd of participatory design methodologies to inform the goals of such software systmes, and social-computing and theoretical computer science techniques to inform their design. Her research has appeared in top-tier conferences in human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, and design, and has been adopted by Etsy, Instagram and other companies. In addition to Carnegie Mellon, Yasmine has worked in research roles at UC San Diego, Etsy, Microsoft Research Asia, and MIT.
Ph.D. , Computer ScienceClass of 2022