First Name

Aishwarya

Last Name

R.

Bio

Aishwarya Rajesh is a high school senior at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North in New Jersey. What started as her Girl Scout Gold Award is now an organization promoting STEM to disabled students in local communities. By working on this project, she hopes to break the stereotypes surrounding underrepresented minorities in computer science and engineering. She is she++ fellow and one of six girls nationally to be a US Department of State Technology Ambassador for her work in technology. In addition to advocating for quality in STEM fields, she is a national student officer for Girls Learn International, a UN Foundation that helps protect, educate, and document girls in developing countries and an UN Student Delegate in the upcoming 63rd Commission on the Status of Women. In her SES funded FTC robotics team, she was the captain, robot drive, and promoted girls in STEM by helping start other FTC teams internationally. On her FRC high school award winning robotics team, she is on the electrical, drive, and business sub-team and holds leadership positions. Aishwarya would like to continue pursuing her STEM interests through double majoring in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. In her free time, she loves to dance and does Taekwondo, having received her First Degree Black Belt.