Aditi Anand is an incoming Freshman at Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, CA. She is passionate about Carnatic music, equality and social justice for all, climate activism and women's empowerment. She pursues all her interests with passion and sincerity and blogs eloquently on many of these topics frequently. She volunteers her time to these favorite causes along with teaching music through her school, for younger kids. She is very grateful to her Gurus for inculcating in her a keen interest in music and appreciation for Carnatic music in particular.