🌟Marjana Prifti-Skënduli, the UNYT Doctoral student presented her dissertation defense on the 10th of September. UNYT confirms another future leader in the Computer Science field, equipped with the best and highest qualities knowledge shaped under their doctoral program. Her abilities supported by the UNYT doctoral program, and the academics, advisers, mentors, and other staff and facilities took successfully, to this end her UNYT doctoral studies and research.
📍At the beginning of her research journey, she explored the NLP domain building the first NER model for the Albanian language, based on the maximum entropy approach. During her Ph.D. studies, she has developed a strong interest and enthusiasm on opinion mining and sentiment analysis of microblogging texts, materialized through her publications.
🏆Marjana is a tireless and eloquent champion of the causes she cares about such as digital literacy and gender equality. Since 2017, she is a passionate STEM/STEAM advocate and mentor. Through her volunteer engagement as the EU CodeWeek Ambassador and WiDS Ambassador for Albania, she has made it her life’s motto to get people of all ages and backgrounds excited about the bold possibilities of STEM education.
📢She is an example of willpower, perseverance, the commitment by serving as an added value to the University of New York in Tirana