Interview - Yasmin Pavri

Ms. Pavri was born and raised in Bombay, India. The second eldest of four children, she attended Bombay University, receiving her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, before immigrating to the United States to pursue her Master's in Statistics at Purdue University. Married shortly afterwards, Mr. and Mrs. Pavri spent their first few years living in the Northeast, before moving to Houston. Ms. Pavri was a grade-school mathematics teacher for over 20 years and subsequently pursued a career in Actuarial Science, working for an additional 19 years before retiring. She and Mr. Pavri have one son and a granddaughter who currently reside in Philadelphia.

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