Shivani Pasricha

 
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Shivani is a junior at Northwood High School in Irvine, California. She has a strong passion for technology and aims to use her skills to benefit her community. She is the co-President of the Girls Who Code Club at school, and has been a part of the Irvine Cubesat Team, which successfully launched various satellites to orbit. As part of the LaunchX program at her school, she worked with a team of four to create a startup, Econnect, an app to give resources an opportunities to users who wish to be more eco-friendly. She has taken various courses and has taught herself C++, Java, HTML, and CSS, which has given her the ability to teach these languages to younger students. Shivani has received the National Honorable Mention Award from the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing community, and is thankful to receive the opportunity to encourage and teach young girls who are interested in the field of technology. In her free time, she loves to sing, as a part of her school’s vocal program and volunteer through CSF, Technology Club, and her local temple.