The 2017-18 Miss CEO Ambassador Class

We are excited to formally introduce the 2017-18 Class of Miss CEO Ambassadors. Miss CEO Ambassadors are highly-qualified student champions of Miss CEO’s mission to provide leadership training, mentorship, and career exploration opportunities to young women all over the world. Be sure to follow this inspiring group of young women as they are spearheading valuable and impactful leadership initiatives in their communities this year.

Karina Andrade

High School: Summit Public Schools: Rainier

Leadership Project: Class of 2019 Legacy Project

Dream Job: Gynecologist and obstetrician

Fun Fact: I am president for the class of 2019 at my school, and my dream school since I was 10 years old has always been Stanford University.

Anuva Banwasi

High School: Palo Alto High School

Leadership Project: Hackathon

Dream Job: Scientist and Researcher 

Fun Fact: I love all JK Rowling books and have visited both Harry Potter Worlds (LA & Orlando).

Briana Berger

High School: F.W. Buchholz High School

Leadership Project: coderGirls

Dream Job: CEO/CTO/Computer Scientist

Fun Fact: I’m a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and have won gold in state championships.

Mehak Chahal

High School: Roseville High School

Leadership Project: Project Get Away

Dream Job: Social Worker

Fun Fact: I've visited to thirty different countries and I know three languages.

Tatiana Fakoukaki

High School: Design Tech High School

Leadership Project: Teaching leadership skills in Greece

Dream Job: A career in aerospace or healthcare

Fun Fact: I am obsessed with music and am a secret poet.

Alina Feng

High School: St. Francis High School

Leadership Project: Biology education outreach

Dream Job: Healthcare professional

Fun Fact: I am a chocolate connoisseur.

Logan Forster

High School: Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

Leadership Project: Career Exploration Club

Dream Job: Lawyer, Dermatologist, Dancer

Fun Fact: I am learning Chinese in school.

Shaina Goel

High School: Dublin High School

Leadership Project: Education outreach

Dream Job: Pediatrician

Fun Fact: I love Bollywood dancing and recently started Bhangra.


Rajeshwari Jadhav

High School: Dhirubhai Ambani Intl. School, India

Leadership Project: Alphas Academy leadership program for girls in Pune, India

Dream Job: An economist and advocate for sustainable economic growth

Fun Fact: I'm obsessed with paper mache and I dance while I walk.

Soumya Jhaveri

High School: Palo Alto High School

Leadership Project: Leadership workshop series

Dream Job: Doctor or biomedical engineer

Fun Fact: I recently helped break a Guinness World Record.

Sameera Khan

High School: Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy

Leadership Project: Leadership workshop series

Dream Job: I hope to combine my interests in education, healthcare, and law in a way that consistently positively impacts others.

Fun Fact: I'm a huge foodie and I've tried all types of cuisines from Ethiopian to Malaysian!

Samritha Nagesh

High School: Mountain View High School

Leadership Project: Community fundraiser

Dream Job: Computer Scientist

Fun Fact: I can read mystery novels for hours on end, and I can be easily bribed with cupcakes and donuts.

Keerthana Ramalingam

High School: American Preparatory

Leadership Project: Art Auctions combining STEM and Art

Dream Job: Computer/data scientist

Fun Fact: I've lived in 6 cities in 3 continents.

Natasha Rao

High School: Mission San Jose High School

Leadership Project: High School Leadership Club

Dream Job: UX/UI Designer

Fun Fact: I started my tip account on instagram (@tipadventure) just for the heck of it and now my following has grown into 5k!

Sachi Tolani

High School: Mission San Jose High School

Leadership Project: Career workshop series

Dream Job: Marketing Leader

Fun Fact: I love photography and travel.

Darice Wong

High School: Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy

Leadership Project: Leadership workshop series for girls

Dream Job: I don't know yet! Above all, it is important to me that I am able to make a positive impact on others.

Fun Fact: All of my relatives, except for my immediate family, live in Asia!

Jessica Zhang

High School: Middlesex School

Leadership Project: Profiles of Women in Leadership

Dream Job: Social Entrepreneur

Fun Fact: I can put either feet behind my head and touch my tongue to my chin.