Hansa G.

Hansa G.Hansa is an 8th grader in Round Rock, Texas. Hansa loves creating art, playing the piano, and is trained in Indian classical dance. She also loves reading, writing, and photography. Her favorite subjects are math, science, art, history, and French. 

Hansa is the author “AI for kids”, a technical book she self-published in 2019 www.amazon.com/Kids-fascinating-Artificial-Intelligence-disrupting/dp/1089908008 , which introduces the basic concepts of Artificial Intelligence in simple terms to kids. She is also the founder and CEO of Leadstreams, http://leadstreams.weebly.com , a volunteer organization to help middle and high school girls build communication skills that are essential to become STREAM leaders. She was recently interviewed by Girlstart about both AI for kids and Leadstreams https://girlstart.org/hansa-giridhar/ . 

Hansa has participated in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge and won the President’s Award for Educational Excellence in 2018. Hansa is also a member of her school’s Library Advisory Board and the National Junior Honor Society. She is passionate about STREAM and aspires to be an astrophysicist when she grows up. Working for NASA is her big dream.