Usha is world’s first women double Kaggle Grandmaster and she is ranked as top ten Data Scientists in India for the year 2020 by Analytics India Magazine , ranked as top ten women data scientists by Analytics Insight magazine for 2021 and also ranked as top 150 AI Leaders and Influencers by 3AI magazine . She is also the adjunct faculty for online masters program in Data Science at IIT Madras and visiting faculty for masters program at Symbiosis Pune She is serving as editorial board member for international journals dealing with advance study and research work.She has been in CFP review committee for some of the prestigious conferences including ODSC India 2019 , PyCon India (2020 and 2021) and many more .She serves as advisory board member for research labs in educational institutions(CAIRE - Centre for AI research and education) and multiple startups. She is an invited speaker at many corporates like Societe Generale (Data Guild week), IBM , eBay, Wells Fargo , EXL , SAP and many more. She organised NeuroAI which is India’s first-ever research symposium in the interface of Neuroscience and Data Science. She also organized the Neurodiversity India Summit which is India’s first ever conference in Neurodiversity .She has spoken at various conferences like ODSC, Pycon India, Indo Data Week, and GHCI. She has prepared the curriculum for BITS Pilani’s masters in Data Science program (consumed by 20,000+ students ) and Upgrad’s PGP program in DS(consumed by 10,000+ students).