Roma Gandhi

Roma Gandhi

Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Last updated September 3, 2020

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

Hi! I am a freshman at USC, pursuing Computer Science and Business Administration. I'm from Sunnyvale, CA in the Bay Area. I love to travel, play the drums, and play spikeball!

Interesting Factoid

I've been chased down a windy road by a bison.


Countries Visited

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Saint Lucia
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Barbados
United Kingdom
India
Puerto Rico
Canada

What I Do  


Professional Experience

College Kickstart

Data Research Intern

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
- Worked alongside the CEO to perform extensive data cleaning using Excel and R for 1500+ colleges - Constructed 6 data visualizations using Google Charts API, HTML, and Javascript to analyze the numerical profiles of students accepted into 1,000+ universities

Tutor

Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
- Worked as paid instructor to teach reading comprehension and math to middle school students
+1 more experience

Professional Organizations

Co-Founder

Dec 2015 - May 2020
- Started Bay Area Chapter of national nonprofit to conduct free technology educational seminars, create technical guides, and provide one-on-one support for a community of 5,000 seniors and veterans - Managed organization schedules, recruit volunteers, and meet with sponsors for funding - Reached out to senior and veteran centers around the Bay Area to expand the reach of the organization

Professional Interests

Computer Science
Consulting
Data Science
Finance

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Gender Inequality
Climate Change


Volunteer Experience

Let’s Be Well RED

Jun 2016 - Jul 2019
- Helped alleviate iron deficiency anemia in underprivileged women and children of rural India - Collaborated with food manufacturers and nutritionists to produce and distribute low cost iron-rich bars - Reached out to local government, businesses, and NGOs to raise funding and awareness for the cause - Worked with doctors to collect blood statistics and present nutritional educational seminars in schools and slums

Mountain View Whisman School District

Jun 2016 - Jul 2019
- Helped students with mild-moderate autism and down syndrome transition to general education by providing academic support - Taught students TouchMath, a multi-sensory step-by-step approach to overcome math barriers
+1 more experience

Favorites  

Hobbies

Traveling
Playing Drums
Hiking
Spikeball

Food & Drinks

Chick Fil A
Sushi

Games

Mario Kart
New Super Mario Bros

Education  

School

Bachelors of Science, Intended Computer Science + Business Administration

Aug 2020 - Present

Aug 2016 - May 2020

Clubs and Communities

The Harker School

Student Council President (12th), Vice President (11th), Treasurer (10th)

Apr 2017 - May 2020
- Led five person council, conducted weekly class-wide meetings, served as mentor to student council underclassmen - Led the Student Wellness Committee to improve students’ mental health by organizing initiatives to alleviate stress - Managed $7,000 annual budget, raised over $12,000 by organizing school dance and $1000 for hurricane and wildfire victims

Silicon Valley BEcon

Vice President of Operations

Jan 2017 - May 2020
- Manage all operations for the annual Harker student-run Bay Area business, economics, and entrepreneurship conference - Lead organizer for sHarkerTank, which allows students to pitch their business ideas to venture capitalists - Organize economics workshops and establish liaisons with companies to demonstrate their products for student education - Increased outreach to 250+ students and 10+ schools
+3 more clubs and communities