Our Stories: Suhani, Scholar (2016)

 Suhani, an immigrant from Nepal, graduated third in her high school class and served as president of the biotechnology club, the aviation club, and the Spanish Honor Society. She earned an internship in the Bioengineering Department at George Mason University, where she worked on new methods for detecting osteoporosis and helped develop a design for all-terrain crutches (patent pending!). She will study computer and electrical engineering at Virginia Tech and is Esperanza’s 2016 Surendra S. Satoskar Memorial Scholar.