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Life After the Crown is an interview based podcast where 3-Time Emmy winning pageant host Tim Tialdo welcomes former pageant contestants, titleholders and women of influence to share inspiring and real stories about their successful professional and life experiences across many different industries. They also share useful advice on how to make the transition from pageant life to the real world.

Mar 12, 2019

Her research encompasses graphical displays, wearable technology, augmented reality, and developing a heads-up display helmet apparatus to aid in astronaut performance, cognitive workload, and user experience.

She has held positions working as an engineer on F-35 jet engines, designing Earth science satellites, and analyzing human psycho-physiology and cognitive behavior for software development.

A first-generation immigrant from Dhaka, Bangladesh, she represented the state of Mississippi at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants as Miss Mississippi USA 2013 and Miss Mississippi Teen USA 2009, where she traveled to spread awareness on STEM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) literacy topics.

She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Mississippi State University. Her passions include diversity in tech and issues of femininity in engineering.

Welcome Paromita Mitra!