April's fireside chat will feature Manual high school dynamo, Access Ventures intern and Empowered, Inc founder Anjali Chadha. As always, your ticket includes bevvies and bites. We'll be covering entrepreneurship, starting a business as a teen, and everything from "High School Science Fair" to Hollywood.
Anjali is a junior at duPont Manual High School in the Math, Science, Technology Magnet program. She has deep passion in the areas of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She enjoys applying her knowledge of software development and engineering to help solve real-world problems.Read More
Anjali is a junior at duPont Manual High School in the Math, Science, Technology Magnet program. She has deep passion in the areas of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She enjoys applying her knowledge of software development and engineering to help solve real-world problems.
This quality lead to her founding a nonprofit called Empowered at the Catapult Ideas Entrepreneurship Incubator. The mission of Empowered is to train underserved high school girls in technological skills and pair these students with minority women entrepreneurs in their community. Anjali is an intern at an impact investing firm called Access Ventures in order to further connect with businesses and youth in the Louisville community as well as learn more about microfinance.
She serves as the Chair of the JCPS IdeaFestival, a district wide initiative where student speakers present their ideas on technology, education, politics, and social change. She was also involved in organizing a women entrepreneur roadshow for Global Entrepreneurship Week and in facilitating the screening of the documentary She Started It across the region.
Anjali received a composite score of 36 on the ACT as a freshman. She has had great a great deal of success in various Science Fairs like Intel ISEF, National Junior National Sciences and Humanities Symposium, ISWEEEP, Junior Academy of Sciences, and Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair, where she has won several top awards. She is also an MIT Think Finalist.