Meera Desai is currently a senior at Crystal Springs Uplands School in the San Francisco Bay Area. Meera is the creator of AwesomeMathGirls.org and created the website when she was in 8th Grade. Meera loves math and enjoys problem-solving. Meera’s mission is to reach out to middle school and high school girls to help them appreciate and enjoy the beautiful field of mathematics and math competitions. Meera has given various talks on why math is awesome, and why all girls should love math and excel at it.
Meera has participated and qualified for many national and international math competitions including USA Mathematical Olympiad and Mathematical Olympiad Program.Meera is an advocate to increase the presence, performance, and visibility of girls in math competitions. In addition to math, Meera loves dancing and figure skating.