Arushi has been a member of the 49ers STEM leadership Institute since 7th grade.
Through her six years in STEM, Arushi has taken advanced math and science courses, learning design thinking, real-world problem solving, and engineering principles, guiding her interest in bioengineering and medicine.
With half a decade of Science Fair and robotics experience, Arushi has developed her hard and soft skills. She is also a part of multiple clubs on campus, including Girls Who Code, California Scholarship Federation (CSF), and Kids are Scientists (KAST). She is an advocate for girls in STEM, mentoring local elementary students and Girl Scouts in engineering, software, and robotics. Through these activities, Arushi found her passion for solving problems and helping others leading her to volunteer at the Atrium Health Hospital.
Arushi is on the Varsity Swim Team in school and the Santa Clara Swim Club outside of school. She is also an avid triathlete spending over 14 hours every week swimming, 2 hours every day running, and 3 hours every weekend biking. In her free time, Arushi enjoys walking her dog and spending time with her family.