Kinspire UW
Welcome! Kinspire UW is the University of Washington branch of Kinspire. We're still working on updating this website, so stay tuned for updates!
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Board Members
Kavya Magham - Senior Advisor
Kavya Magham is currently a senior at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is majoring in Psychology and pursuing a medical degree. In her free time, Kavya loves to dance (mainly Indian classical) and do adventurous things around Seattle like jumping out of a plane! Her grandma has inspired her from a young age to give back to the community. This became her mantra and she is glad that the drive she has to help others could be directed towards this organization. She can’t wait to see what the future has in store!
Sarang Joshi - Senior Advisor
Sarang Joshi is a self-proclaimed life enthusiast majoring in Computer Science at the University of Washington, Seattle. He loves singing, reading, and playing both video games and outdoor sports (but not at the same time). Inspired from a young age by Michael Jordan to fly, Sarang is driven to use the power of technology to give the same wings to everyone who wants to touch the sky. Sarang is honored to be Vice President on the Kinspire Executive Board, and is excited to see what the future holds!
Nicole Bohra - President
Nicole is a sophomore at the University of Washington pursuing a major in Biology-Physiology with a minor in Information Technology. She is a Volunteer Coordinator for the 2016-2017 year and is beyond excited to implement new programs and various activities during the new school year! She aims to create a diverse community with new volunteers to make the Kinspire UW branch an even more amazing organization to be a part of.
Meena Mey - Vice President
Meena is a sophomore at the University of Washington intending to major in Public Health or Health Informatics. She is a volunteer coordinator for Kinspire and very excited to work with the 2016-2017 board and volunteers to create new programs and continue to enhance the learning and lifestyle of underprivileged children. Outside of school she is an RA in Maple Hall and likes to paint and watch scary movies. Her goal for this year is to expand the scope and influence of Kinspire at UW and collaborate with different organizations to make the most out of our resources.
Esha More - Vice President
Esha More is currently a junior majoring in Informatics at the University of Washington. For her, education is an extremely valuable tool and helping ensure that all underprivileged children have a fair opportunity to obtain it is a dream come true. This is exactly what Kinspire UW allows her to do. As the co-Vice President this year she is excited to focus more on awareness of Kinspire UW’s mission and raise funds for our partner orphanages!
Puja Ramanathan - Logistics Coordinator
Puja is a sophomore at the University of Washington majoring in Computer Science. She is the logistics coordinator for the 2017-2018 year and is looking forward to working on Kinspire projects and events! She wants to create new opportunities for the children in India by not only providing the resources for them but also by spreading awareness to fellow students on campus. She is excited to get started with all that is to come with Kinspire UW!
Ishanie Choudhury - Volunteer Coordinator
Ishanie is a junior at the University of Washington pursuing a major as well as a career in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She is a volunteer coordinator for Kinspire UW and is looking forward to working with volunteers on this year’s events. She wants to provide the kids in India with new resources and help them achieve their dreams. She is excited to connect with the volunteers and get more people involved in Kinspire UW and its mission!
Nitya Mahensaria - Events Director
Nitya is a junior at the University of Washington pursuing a major in Economics. She is the Events Director for the 2017-2018 and is super excited to get involved in the upcoming projects. Since she has worked with underprivileged children back in India, she's happy to do the same through Kinspire. She aims at acquainting everyone about Kinspire and get students to be part of it as it’s for a great cause.
Anuraag Polisetty - Marketing Chair
Anuraag is a sophomore at the University of Washington and pursuing a major in Informatics. He is the new Marketing Director for the 2017-2018 year and is thrilled to be a part of Kinspire UW. He has helped organize previous events for kids in India during high school and was excited to learn about Kinspire’s goals. He hopes that his efforts will help increase awareness for underprivileged kids while also providing them with the tools for success.
Simran Shukla - Freshman Representative
Simran is a freshman at the University of Washington, with an intended major of Computer Science. She is the new freshman rep at Kinspire UW and is beyond excited to explore her future with Kinspire! She loves to sing and watch Netflix in her spare time, and traveling is her passion. She hopes she can make a real difference in the lives of underprivileged children through Kinspire, and as freshman rep, is eager to gain new skills along the way!