Aditya Oberai

Imagine Cup 2021 National Winner - Education | MLH Coach | Gold Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador


About

Aditya Oberai is a third-year student pursuing Computer Science and Engineering at Amity University, Noida in India. Having worked with various technologies such as .NET, Microsoft Azure, etc., he spends most of his time empowering tech communities as a Gold Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador, MLH Coach, and an #IamRemarkable facilitator. Aditya is the National Winner in the Education category at Microsoft Imagine Cup 2021 India Chapter and was the winner of the first-ever Microsoft Visual Studio Code Hackathon as well. Aditya has been awarded an Azure Heroes "Community Hero" Digital Badger by Microsoft and is a member of the .NET Foundation. He formerly worked as a User Research Intern and a Community Intern at Progate. Do connect with him at: Twitter: twitter.com/adityaoberai1 Instagram: instagram.com/adityaoberai1 Facebook: fb.com/aoberai23 Github: github.com/adityaoberai



Experience

APAC Hackathon Coach

Major League Hacking

November 2020 – Present

User Research Intern

Progate

October 2020 – December 2020

Community Intern

Progate

India

April 2020 – September 2020

COP+25 Climate Action Coordinator

IARC - Centre for United Nations

Noida Area, India

July 2019 – October 2019



Education

Computer Science and Engineering

Amity University Noida

2018 2022

Science

The Doon School

2012 2018



Volunteering

Gold Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador

Microsoft

August 2020 – Present

Microsoft Learn Student Ambassadors (formerly Microsoft Student Partners) are a global group of campus leaders who are eager to help fellow students, create robust tech communities and develop technical and career skills for the future.- Have organized/spoken at 50+ events on various Microsoft technologies, tech communities, and hackathons so farAchievements:- Selected by the Program Operations team in a cohort of 23 new Gold Student Ambassadors from the 1200+ Ambassadors in India (16/10/2020)- Selected among the top 50 Microsoft Student Partners in the Asia-Pacific region to attend the MSP Asia Regional Summit 2020

General Secretary (Core Team Member)

Developer Student Club - Amity University

September 2020 – Present

Evangelizing Google’s products and technologies in my university through various seminars and club activities

Co-organizer

Global AI Mumbai

September 2020 – Present

The Global AI Community organizes free events for people that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence. The community aims to be the perfect balance between quality content, awesome lectures, getting your hands dirty, and learn & share with other community members. During these events, you will get inspired through sessions and get your hands dirty during the workshops.Join us at: https://www.meetup.com/Global-AI-Community-Mumbai

Co Organizer

HackOn Hackathon

March 2020 – Present

HackOn was a fully-online, people-focused hackathon where young minds possessing a passion for solving real-life problems come together to build innovative solutions. Whether you are a beginner or an expert coder, here is the perfect chance to hone your skills and witness the competitive yet inclusive developer community around you! We aimed to use participants' skills to help battle against the issues being faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With over 2000 participants, HackOn is arguably one of the largest student-run pan-India virtual hackathon.For more details, check out: hackon.tech

#IamRemarkable Facilitator

#IamRemarkable

August 2020 – Present

#IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and other underrepresented groups to celebrate their achievements in the workplace and beyond. Do visit: https://iamremarkable.withgoogle.comAs an #IamRemarkable facilitator, I host workshops within my network and community.

Advisor

EquiCode

December 2020 – Present

EquiCode is an inclusive tech community that focuses on the holistic development of beginners and veterans alike, focusing on cultivating a diverse learning environment. I am active as an advisor, guiding the organizing team that founded the community

Student Lead Coordinator

Ami-Hacks

April 2020 – Present

Ami-Hacks is a four-day online hackathon organized by Amity University, Noida under the Amity Youth Forum Online 2020 which aims to push young students to provide practical and innovative solutions to real-world problems.

LetsHack - Mentor and Judge

Zubi Infotech Private Limited

December 2020 – Present

LetsHack 2020, a 36-hours virtual hackathon, was one of the flagship events by Zubi this year. I was involved as a Mentor and Judge in this hackathon.

Judge

HackOff

December 2020 – Present

HackOff 3.0 was the 3rd and first online edition of the annual hackathon organized by the IET-VIT chapter at VIT, Vellore. I was involved as a Judge in the hackathon.

Mentor and Speaker

1stDayHack

December 2020 – Present

1stDayHack was a week-long online Machine Learning (ML) crash-course + hackathon designed for high school students in Malaysia. I was involved as a mentor and also spoke at a session on "Hackathon To-Dos 101" for the participants.Session Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w5_BPrgr2QMentor Certificate: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZY8bfzE0DpwAy47AJbFVZU3m7RNg_9g9/view?usp=sharing

Mentor

Hack This Fall Hackathon

October 2020 – November 2020

Mentored the student participants while they were developing their projects at Hack This Fall hackathon.Check the certificate here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nSHdrLGG_DR0ULOKD7UUS5SwJrKF04C6/view?usp=sharing

Co-organizer

DecentralHacks

July 2020 – August 2020

DecentralHacks is a community-driven hackathon that spans over an entire week and encourages developing blockchain-centric solutions that can affect social good, especially in fields like FinTech, Healthcare, and Education.Do check out the hackathon at https://decentral-hacks.hackerearth.com

Volunteer

ngGirls India

June 2020 – July 2020

ngGirls is WomenInTech initiative that has been promoting Angular education across the globe.In July 2020, the All About Web community organized the first ngGirls India (https://ng-girls.org/india-2020/) virtually for women across the country.I was responsible for participant onboarding to the event channels as well as mentor-participant coordination during the event.

Guest Speaker and Judge

HackJaipur

June 2020 – June 2020

Invited as a Guest Speaker in a live Ask Me Anything session in the HackJaipur Hackathon on "Building Tech Communities"Check out the session recording at: https://bit.ly/hj-adityaAlso judged projects for various tracks in the hackathon

Local Hack Day: Share Organizer

Major League Hacking

March 2020 – April 2020

Local Hack Day: Share is a global online demo day to highlight the accomplishments of your community. Over the course of 12 hours, attendees spent time writing and speaking about the things they learned and built during the last year. At the end of the event, they added their projects to their portfolios to share with the world.Check out our event page here: https://localhackday.mlh.io/share/locations/3384

Volunteer Team Lead

ng-India 2020

February 2020 – February 2020

ng-India is the largest gathering of Angular community in India. With about 600 people attending the 2020 edition, participants interacted with and learnt from the creators of Angular, RxJS Core team members, Google Developer Experts, Microsoft MVPs and authors coming from the various countries of the world to teach Angular.I led the student volunteer team consisting of 12 members in order to ensure the smooth running of the event, managing and fulfilling tasks that included, but were not limited to, attendee registrations, speaker and sponsor hospitality, certificate distribution, social media marketing and stage management.Check out my article on ngIndia 2020 at bit.ly/ngindia2020

Sponsorship Coordinator

Cyber Cup

October 2018 – January 2020

Cyber Cup was the annual tech fest of the Dept. of CSE, Amity School of Engineering and Technology at Amity University, Noida. It was held under the umbrella of Confluence, our annual research conference.I worked as a Coordinator in Cyber Cup in the following capacity:-Reached out to and negotiated with companies operating in various parts of the country to secure monetary or in-kind sponsorship-Assisted in the development of promotional content meant to be distributed among students within Amity University-Increased outreach of the fest and hackathon to college students across India

Campus Ambassador

CoCampus

December 2019 – Present

- Increased outreach of the CoCampus platform and live trainings to engineering students across the Delhi-NCR

Campus Ambassador

CompTIA

October 2019 – Present

- Evangelized CompTIA’s educational products and certifications in my university through various seminars and club activities- Organized and spoke at a seminar on the importance of IT certifications in front of an audience of 100+ students- Certificate can be viewed at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SsA8urV8RO3IMtkz-zxiJ5zujtZbS0SM/view?usp=sharing

Volunteer

Terry Fox Run

April 2017 – Present

The Terry Fox Run is an annual non-competitive charity event held in numerous regions around the world in commemoration of Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, and his Marathon of Hope, and to raise money for cancer research.I helped with the registrations for students from our school and outside.



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