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Anika is a junior at Hamilton High School and has been a member of the NCWIT community since 2019. She is the president of her local Girls Who Code programs and has worked with various local organizations, such as local libraries and youth centers, to instill a love for STEM in young girls. This year, she is working in Dr. Ming Zhao's research lab for virtualized infrastructures, systems, and applications in order to develop an AI-related project for the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair. Anika plans to pursue biomedical research and engineering in college in hopes of applying her innovative ideas to find advancements and solutions in healthcare.