My Why: Aleena Taufiq

By: Elizabeth Maly

Aleena shares her passion to build things and contribute to the bigger picture at Verizon.

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This week’s My Why features Aleena Taufiq, a data scientist who, in her spare time, builds everything from robots to Slurpee machines.

Hailing from Irving, Texas, Aleena works on the Global Technology Solutions team, for whom she builds machine-learning models and develops analytics-based solutions for different teams across Verizon. Her passion for mechanical engineering drives her motivation to make a difference in the world.

What is My Why?

To celebrate Verizon’s 20th anniversary, we’re highlighting the Verizon journeys, accomplishments, passions and goals of 20 dynamic and diverse V Teamers.

Previous episode of My Why:

- Caroline Ancheta
- Belinda Harris
- Corey Czmiel
- Soyirindhi Hore
- Vanessa Houston
- Pepsi LaMar
- Amanda Kegley
- Imelda Luquin

​V Teamers, click here to join the conversation on VZWeb.

About the author(s):

Liz is a member of the Verizon Employee Communications team supporting local area communications. She’s a dog mom with a passion for skiing, traveling and keeping up with the latest urban attractions and activities in Denver.

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