ICC is proud to offer the ICC Youth Leadership program, a platform for Middle School and High School kids to learn how to navigate high school with leadership activities and chart a career path. School kids will hear from, and get an opportunity to engage with successful leaders in the community. We believe that this “Power Hour” will be short in duration but huge in content with nuggets of wisdom that will leave lasting impact on young minds to become dynamic future leaders of tomorrow.
Featuring two amazing young leaders: Smriti Pramanick and Nikhil Ghosh. They will discuss the choice of classes in high school, majors in college, their career trajectory, and leadership at various levels. In particular, Smriti will provide perspective around Computer Science and Engineering major and Nikhil around Applied Math major.
- Attend the session for personal growth and to get inspired by these dynamic speakers
- Attend, give feedback, and market to earn community service hours
- Apply for mentoring opportunities with ICC Board Members and “Generation She” non-profit org
- Apply for internship opportunities at Silicon Valley corporations via ICC
- Apply for Summer Camp Counselor positions and Internships at ICC via an application process
Castilleja High School; Smriti Pramanick is currently a software engineer at Google in NYC, working in financial technology. She graduated from MIT in 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Engineering and a Minor in Music. She combined her passions for computer science and music to then pursue a Master’s degree at MIT (2019), conducting her research with MIT’s Music Technology Lab. Smriti grew up in the Bay Area and enjoys piano, dance, swimming, painting, cooking, and traveling. She is also passionate about engaging more girls and minorities in STEM and volunteers as a mentor with the MAGIC nonprofit (https://getmagic.org/).
Homestead High School; He is currently a PhD student in the Statistics Department at UC Berkeley. His research focus is in the theory of deep learning. He graduated from Caltech in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Outside of work he enjoys playing basketball, running, reading, and hiking.