Ria Persad studied mathematics and physics at Harvard, Princeton, and Cambridge Universities, specializing in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. She served as a Scientist at NASA and has served as the Founding CEO of Stat Weather, ranked as having the #1 climate technology globally by Environmental Business International (EBI). Ria Persad received the Highest Honor from the Society of Women Engineers and Citations from the U.S. Secretary of Energy and the U.S. Senate on Scientific Achievement. Platts Global Energy Awards have recognized her as one of the top 7 global Lifetime Achievement leaders. Ria has been following Ayurveda for 20 years and is pleased to support the Santhigram Foundation’s mission.