First Name

Samika

Last Name

K.

Bio

Samika is a senior in high school who is very passionate about technology and its impact on medicine. She hopes to transform healthcare in developing countries through technology and computing. Currently, she is the President of American Heart Association chapter and National Honors Society at her school. Samika is the youth representative for the Youth Employment Services board in her city, which facilitates linkages between youth, schools, and the local business community to help with workforce development. One of her biggest achievements includes working as a manufacturing engineering intern at Abbott. Samika is planning to pursue biomedical engineering and computer science in college.