Sharmi Albrechtsen is the CEO and co-founder of SmartGurlz™, a fast-growing startup company featured on Shark Tank that focuses on closing the gender gap in technology. SmartGurlz™ is the world’s first line of self-balancing coding robots for girls. Sharmi began her career as an author and journalist and has over a decade of experience in communication and consumer education in STEM companies focusing on health, wellness, and pharmaceuticals.