Having been in the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI) since 7th grade, Mindi has explored all the aspects of STEM in depth and has been able to find true passions and interests. Spending three years on FIRST Tech Challenge team AstroBruins, she has been able to dive deep and expand her mechanical, communication, and leadership skills. Through numerous community outreach events with her team, she has developed a love for community service and volunteer work. Mindi has a strong belief that small actions can leave a major impact on the world. Acting on this belief, she has become involved in the student body as a technology representative where she builds upon her video editing and problem-solving abilities to serve the school community. Mindi also enjoys spending her time on the school’s varsity badminton team and playing with her dog. She has a tremendous love for animals.