Ananya Balaji is a senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North and is fascinated by physics, bioinformatics, and engineering. She is the president of her school's Technology Student Association (TSA) chapter and treasurer of her school's Chinese Club. Ananya enjoys mentoring girls to build confidence in their STEM skills and regularly instructs minority, special needs, and ESL students in math, science, and English. In her free time, she enjoys playing chess, knitting, and learning new languages. She plans to pursue a career in mechanical or computer engineering.