Aashni studies Computer Science at the University of Toronto. Originally from Kenya, she moved to Toronto and has become an active member in both UofT and the Toronto tech scene. A former Computer Science Student Union president, a member of the Undergraduate Women in Computer Science group, and an organizer for various events, she has spoken at conferences highlighting hackathons and Women’s Empowerment. Aashni founded the first Collegiate hackathon in Canada, UofTHacks, and has since enjoyed watching hackathons evolve and grow. Aashni also enjoys writing about her experiences at different tech events, and has interned at companies in Jakarta, Nairobi, Seattle and Toronto.