Kasturi Shah is an undergraduate student studying Physics at Princeton University in the United States. She lives in Mumbai, India. In high school, Kasturi volunteered at a rehabilitation centre for destitute and abused girls in Maharashtra, India. She also volunteered at a school for physically and mentally handicapped children. Kasturi is one of the co-founders of PiCreate – a project that provides affordable computers with offline educational content to students in developing countries. On campus, she plays rugby for Princeton University’s Club Rugby Team and is the team’s President. Kasturi is also currently co-Project Manager of Engineers without Borders’ Peru program, which is providing potable water via a gravity-fed water system to a small village in Samne.
Vaasvi Goyal is an undergraduate student studying Economics at Princeton University in the United States. Prior to Princeton, she attended Vasant Valley School, New Delhi. Vaasvi’s interest in education was sparked in high school through her work with The Arpana Trust (a non-profit aiming to educate economically disadvantaged students). Vaasvi spent a gap year developing curriculum to teach English. She also developed a CD to teach Vedic Mathematics to make Math more accessible to such students. At Princeton, Vaasvi developed a keen interest in social entrepreneurship and she hopes to create sustainable change through equal, engaging access to education. Vaasvi’s other interests include travelling, wandering through art galleries and reading.
Clarissa Kimmey is an undergraduate student in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in the United States. Prior to Princeton, she attended Moniteau High School in Pennsylvania. Clarissa is committed to providing proper education and an enjoyable learning experience for underserved communities. She currently teaches mathematics to incarcerated individuals at a state prison, and previously taught English as a Second Language to immigrants at a community center. At Princeton, Clarissa is the co-president of Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR).
Anisha Juneja is an actuarial consultant at Reliance Life Insurance Company in Mumbai, India. She graduated with an MSc in Actuarial Science from Cass Business School, London. Anisha developed a keen interest in education while attending Sahyadri School and Rishivalley School, both of which belong to the Krishnamurti Foundation India. Anisha has worked with Teach for India in collaboration with Becoming I Foundation to incorporate art-education in the curriculum of low-income schools in New Delhi. She has also worked with Four Steps, a multidisciplinary center in New Delhi for individuals with special needs that aims at their total rehabilitation and integration through education and training. Anisha also holds a degree in the Indian classical dance form Bharatnatyam and her other interests include exercising and listening to music.
Kevin Bruccoleri is an undergraduate student studying Computer Science at Princeton University in the United States. Kevin was born and raised in Ewing, a small town in New Jersey. Kevin started working as a web designer for My Card My Story, a non-profit organization that uses art created by children to produce printed cards and e-cards. All proceeds support the Akanksha Foundation and education in India. He also serves as the IT Director on the executive board of the Princeton chapter of Engineers without Borders. Kevin’s other interests include reading, playing guitar, and listening to music.