First Name

Shriya

Last Name

P.

Bio

Shriya has always been passionate about mathematics and computer science. As the President of Mission Math Utah--a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading awareness of competition math among elementary and middle school students--she has hosted multiple math camps and competitions and has had the privilege of raising/donating over $10,000 to local STEM organizations. Shriya is very involved with FIRST Tech Challenge; her team has participated at the international level, and in 2018 she was recognized as a FIRST Dean's List award winner for her team contribution and community involvement. Shriya was recognized as a finalist for ISEF in 2018, through which she was awarded an Honorable Mention from the National Security Agency for her cybersecurity research as well as a full $250,000 scholarship to Drexel University. She has successfully participated in various math competitions including AMC, Mathcounts, the Utah State Math Contest, and the Math Kangaroo. She is the President of her high school's Science Fair Club and Competitive Math Club, and mentors several FLL robotics teams. She presented about Java programming at the OpenWest 2016 conference and is a math tutor at the Kumon Center for Reading and Math. In the future, Shriya hopes to pursue Computer Science and Cybersecurity while continuing her efforts to increase youth STEM education.