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Shirin Sood

Shirin Sood is a junior at West Windsor Plainsboro High School North. As the president of the NJ Sierra Club's youth committee, she has worked alongside environmentalists to advocate for more technological advancements in the environmental field. Shirin is also the publicity team lead for the NJ Student Climate Advocates where she works with Environmental Justice community groups in order to seek solutions to contain a better climate for all communities in NJ. Shirin co-founded a plastics organization which aims to raise awareness and combat the impacts of plastic pollution. Being a part of a number of environmental groups has influenced Shirin to take more STEM courses at her high school including higher levels of Calculus and Chemistry. Shirin is passionate in research, specifically the studies being done on regenerative agriculture and nutritional soil. Outside of STEM, Shirin enjoys the outdoors and works as a Lifeguard and swim instructor year round. Shirin aspires to continue her passion for STEM by pursuing a career in Environmental Engineering and hopes to mitigate the inequalities in this field.

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