Bio: Harsimran Chohan is a junior at Sacred Heart Preparatory (SHP) in Atherton. She is active within her school community and holds leadership positions on the Model UN Team, SHP Connections Committee, and Global Researching & Consultation (GRC) Program. Outside of school, Harsimran is training as a student pilot, works as a paddle-boarding/kayaking instructor, and plays club field hockey. Harsimran has always been interested in the arts participating in school plays and a Bhangra (Indian dance) group since kindergarten. She aspires to pursue a career in law or psychology.
“ I found myself at the same precipice with the same question and that is why I am here again, today. If we truly want to create change in a sustainable manner, we must address and investigate the problem at hand. Reflecting and researching the original question, I realized financial literacy is not accessible to minority populations, thus it perpetuates a system of racial and gender discrimination. “ says Chohan.