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Athena Yap, B.Sc., M.B.A.


Athena Yap, M.B.A. earned her master’s degree in business administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Florida) and her B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University. Her specialization is in Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Deep Learning in the artificial intelligence and big data science where she obtained special certifications through Stanford University and organization. She is also an author and entrepreneur who started her pet food manufacturing business for the wellbeing of dogs, over a decade in operations and thriving. She is currently in research and development phase in the area of mobile applications leveraging on artificial intelligence algorithm.


Research Topics

Athena Yap is dedicated to research in depression and suicide utilizing the power of artificial intelligence. It is her eventual goal to be able to predict suicidal tendencies to assist families in accessing further help and prevention services at the earliest sign detected.



Athena Yap, MBA
Affiliated Research Scientist

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