Tell us about yourself, with a fun fact:
Hi! My name is Sriya Tallapragada, I am 14-years-old, and I live in New Providence, New Jersey! I am super passionate about the intersection between female empowerment and STEM, which is something I like to explore through my non profit, GirlsWhoSTEAM Inc. ( We host conferences, classes, and workshops to close the gender gap in STEM. My passions for STEM are something I explore through my schools math and STEM club, and through personal research projects. Outside of that, I love writing topics especially centered around female empowerment. I play the violin…

Tell us about yourself along with a fun fact!
I have lived in three continents so far, but growing up I had spent most of my time in Warsaw, Poland. In Poland, when you apply to college, you are required to declare your major before the beginning of your freshman year. I’ve always been good with numbers and liked learning about new technologies, but I also enjoyed following the equity markets, and I wasn’t entirely settled on just one major. Coming to Yale gave me the freedom to explore my interests across different areas. Although I started out as an engineering…

“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.” -Albert Einstein

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Hey there! I’m Anshita Saini, a rising senior at Interlake High School in Bellevue, WA. Since the age of five, I’ve been immersed in art as an avid learner of both Hindustani classical music and kathak, a form of Indian classical dance, in addition to picking up the flute.

Though I have always been entranced by art, my experiences through middle school and high school have…

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”- Steve Jobs

Thinker who Tinkers!

I cannot help but smile, watching numerous girls trickle in with a laptop and a “ready to code” attitude. A conference room fills with 40+ middle school girls excited and passionate…

“Los mejores momentos de la vida son los más simples.” A Spanish quote that translates to “the best moments in life are the simplest ones.”
Take time to admire the small, simple, forgotten things around you-they’re oftentimes the ones that are most impactful.

Meet Chinmayi Balusu! She was the 1st place grand prize winner of my regional science fair as well as a finalist in the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the premier science competition for high school students. She was also champion of the Sacramento Brain Bee, a high school neuroscience competition and represented her region…

“According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible.” ― Bee Movie

Adithi is a high school junior from Washington State who enjoys spreading the power of technology through her community. As a sixth grader, Adithi joined her school’s Code club on a whim. The first day she walked into the classroom, Adithi looked around and found herself staring at a…

Meet Kailin and Sophie, two NCWIT Aspirations in Computing award winners who also won first place as a team at Globalhack VII, a hackathon aimed at creating programs to positively reshape the experiences of foreign-born individuals and communities. They have also been featured on Kode with Klossy’s newsletter and social media! Learn more about the journey of these Super Girls!

Tell us about yourself along with a fun fact!
Hi, we’re Kailin Zhang and Sophie Maniscalco! We’re two high school friends who founded Supergirls Code, an organization empowering girls by teaching them how to code. Supergirls Code has spread across the…

I’ve been a fan of Michelle Obama’s ever since she exclaimed, “When they go low, we go high.” I really enjoyed her autobiography, Becoming. Much like Obama, I feel I will never “arrive.” I will continue to learn, adapt, grow, and evolve in my efforts to improve myself and the world around me.

Tell us about yourself along with a fun fact!
Hello ReigningIt! My name is Alyssa Shah and I am a rising sophomore at The Dalton School. I am the youngest of three girls and am very interested in STEM. My discovery of computing and technology was a fortunate…

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me,” by Erma Bombeck


Meet Gulnaaz, SWE “Engineer of the Year” in 2017, Chief Reporter at News Record, Student Poster Author of “Design, Manufacture, and Testing of Hyperloop UC” at ASME Turbo Expo 2018, SWE podcast ‘Diverse’ guest 2019, Radio Show Host of Bowled Over Bollywood which won the most popular radio show award at Bearcast Media, Academic Writing Coach — “Employee of the Week” award by…

Sweta Srinivasan and Divya Srinivasan are twin sisters and the founders of Girls for Science. Divya is a modern art enthusiast and Sweta loves trying out new coffee shops! Sweta and Divya have been competing in science competitions since 4th grade. In their sophomore year of high school, the two worked on a project about mental health and at the State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, they won 4th in their category!

What # would define your life journey?
#makingchange, #steminist

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