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Samaira Mehta: The Indian-American coder who made it to Times Square Nasdaq billboard

Michelle Obama’s letter holds a prominent place, right above the desk of Indian-American teenager, Samaira Mehta. Her inspiring words help the teen in STEM to stay motivated towards her big goals. “In her letter, she said that the work I have been doing for the community was really fantastic, and how, as a young person, it’s important for me to give back to the community from which I have received so much,”

The 14-year-old, grade nine student of Archbishop Mitty High School, was introduced to the world of coding by her engineer father at age six. Her amazing grasp on the subject led her to create the board game CoderBunnyz – to help kids learn coding. ···

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