Age: 18Chatham, NJ
Project Title: Experimental Studies in Developing Safe Sanitation Solutions
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?In ten years I see myself working on my nonprofit. This nonprofit will strive to research better toilet technology and install safe in-home toilets in developing areas around the world. I also want to research diseases that stem from unsafe sanitation and hopefully work towards treating and preventing these diseases worldwide.
If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
Caution: is super energetic, gets way too passionate about things, and likes singing even though she is very bad at it.
What is one of your favorite quotes?
"Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness" - Ludwig Wittgenstein
In the News
8/22/17 - Princeton Patch: "Chatham Student Named as $10K Davidson Fellows Scholarship Recipient
CHATHAM TEEN AWARDED $10,000 FOR SAFE SANITATION PROJECT Nishita Sinha to be Named a 2017 Davidson Fellow
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