Apoorva is a 17-year-old pure math, engineering, and art enthusiast, the founder of Apoorva’s Art Gallery, an online platform to raise funds for charity through art, and creator of the award-winning column Gems in STEM. She has published several number theory papers, and was named a 2021 Davidson Fellows Laureate for her research, receiving a $50,000 scholarship. She is a 2020 Global Child Prodigy, a World Science Scholar, and winner of the Spirit of Ramanujan Fellowship. Apoorva is a global speaker who encourages girls, gender minorities, and all youth to pursue STEAM fearlessly. Through her teaching, art, speaking, and writing, she strives to create a world where women and gender minorities in STEM are treated equitably.