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Paridhi Latawa

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Bio

Pari is a junior at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) in Austin, Texas. She is interested in exploring the intersection between tech and biology, specifically genetics. She enjoys competing in Science Olympiad and playing the viola! She is the founder and executive director of SparkED, an organization that aims to equip youth with resources to educate, empower, and enable them to make informed decisions about their career and life. In her free time, Pari enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with her 5-year-old sister.

Education

Liberal Arts & Science Academy

High School
2018 - 2022

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)

  • Majors of interest:

    • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Biotechnology

    • Dream career goals:

      Principal Investigator

    • Intern

      Harvard Student Agencies
      2019 – 20201 year

    Research

    • Plant Genetics

      UT Austin — Student Researcher
      2019 – 2020
    • Computational and Applied Mathematics

      Kenyon College — Research Scientist
      2021 – Present
    • Genome Sciences/Genomics

      Independent — Research Scientist
      2020 – Present

    Arts

    • Orchestra

      Music
      Numerous concerts
      2015 – Present

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Camp in Motion Cerebral Palsy Adaptive Sports Camp — Camp Counselor
      2019 – 2020
    • Volunteering

      SparkED — Founder and Executive Director
      2019 – Present

    Future Interests

    Advocacy

    Volunteering

    Philanthropy

    Entrepreneurship

    Creative Expression Scholarship