Ashmita graduated from Boston University in 2008 with a BSc. in Biomedical Engineering, after which she worked in Research & Development for 6 years.
It is here that she decided to make the leap from formulation chemistry to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education after having worked on programs involving increasing diversity in STEM in schools.
She received her Master’s from Boston University in 2015 in Education Policy. Her research interests include: STEM education policy; Assessment; Further Education; Higher Education; Science education pedagogy