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Tanisha Bassan.


Tanisha joined The Knowledge Society when she was 16 years old. Since then, she's been working on solving the world's hardest problems using quantum computing.

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Maximize your time by thinking about how to improve yourself and the world around you, then go do it!
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My Story


When I was 7, I immigrated to Canada from India, ever since then I had the inkling that I wanted to do something impactful in the world because I felt poverty first-hand. Growing up I fell in love with science through documentaries. Once I joined TKS, I found my purpose. I was introduced to quantum computing and it blew me away. I started developing quantum software programs on IBM, Google, Microsoft, etc. I’ve interned at Microsoft and attended the first quantum computing grad course at University of Toronto. I was named CES 2019’s Young Innovators to Watch for my quantum machine learning project.
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Growing up, I fell in love with science through documentaries. Once I joined TKS, I found my purpose. I was introduced to quantum computing and it blew me away."
Tanisha Bassan

How has TKS impacted me?


TKS gave me the tools and mindset to make my ambition into a reality. I found a direction on how I could help create a positive impact on the world with emerging technologies. It gave me an environment to develop myself internally and externally be surrounded by my future co-founders. I’ve been able to learn more about the world by traveling to places like Dubai, San Fran, Las Vegas, etc. and become 10X more confident. I’m a changed person because of TKS.

How is TKS different from other programs?


TKS isn’t a program, it’s a lifestyle. Everything you learn in TKS only helps you grow into the best version of yourself. TKS is dedicated to your personal growth and invests time into helping you find your passion and lead a life towards happiness. Nothing will ever compare with TKS and the experiences one has being on the path of self-discovery while being surrounded by people who support you.

Advice I would have given to myself before I joined TKS:


Stop living life passively, don’t do what everyone else is doing. Being different is important. I would have told myself to start thinking about problems in the world and breaking them down into first principles. Spend more time reflecting and thinking about how to improve myself everyday. Be more confident and develop the skills and knowledge needed to put me on my path of success.
Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.”
Lao Tzu
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TKS gave me the tools and mindset to make my ambition into a reality. I found a direction on how I could help create a positive impact on the world with emerging technologies."
Tanisha Bassan

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