Aashka is a senior at Morris County School of Technology. Her passion for technology led her to cofound and organize, hackMCST, the first high school hackathon in her county. Aashka teaches younger girls Java and HTML/CSS to help break the gender barriers in CS. She is an advocate for women's rights and works with Girl Up, a UN Foundation that helps protect, educate, and document adolescent girls in developing countries. She is currently an IT intern under the CTO of the Rockway Boro School District and works for children's engineering school. Additionally, she loves creating positive change by volunteering for the American Red Cross, grassroots political campaigns, and children's organizations.