Microsoft Research has named Aditi Laddha as one of the 2020 Ada Lovelace Fellows. The award is "a three-year fellowship for PhD students at North American universities who are underrepresented in the field of computing and pursuing research aligned to the research areas carried out by Microsoft Research."
Aditi is a 2nd year ACO PhD student with her home unit in CS, and is advised by Dr. Santosh Vempala. Her research interests include randomized algorithms, efficient sampling and its applications, graph algorithms, complexity theory, and combinatorics.
The official announcement of the Ada Lovelace fellowship can be found here.