First Name

Eshika

Last Name

S.

Bio

Eshika developed an interest in software and technology early in middle school. Since then, she has taken courses like AP Computer Science, Arduino microprocessor programming, MIT-Edx certification in Python, and Android App Development. She became fascinated with artificial intelligence and machine learning after attending Stanford's Artificial Intelligence Lab Outreach Summer Program, where she learned to program self-driving cars. She is currently developing innovative applications using computer vision and machine learning through her part-time internship at the University of Washington. Eshika enjoys developing gadgets and has presented her research at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, American Junior Academy of Sciences, and Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Her work has also been recognized by Cisco’s IoT World Forum Young Women’s Innovation Grand Challenge, Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Summit, she++, and ProjectCSGirls. Last summer, Eshika was selected to attend Apple’s Engineering Technology Camp. In her school, Eshika is the Founder & President of the AI & Machine Learning club, President of Science National Honor Society, and Vice president of Mu Alpha Theta (Math National Honor Society) clubs. She also holds leadership positions in her school’s FIRST Robotics team and DECA chapter. To share her passion for technology, Eshika mentors local robotics teams and has cofounded a 501c(3) non-profit organization, TakeKnowledGe, to encourage children, especially girls, to experience STEM through fun and engaging activities. Eshika aspires to obtain the highest degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and work as a researcher advancing the frontiers of technology. In her free time, she loves to travel, play piano, and dance.