Biography: Khushi Jain is a freshman undergraduate student at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, where she is currently studying Information Sciences. She has lived in 3 different countries and can speak in 3 languages. Passionate about arts and her cultural heritage, she has been training in Indian classical dance and music for the past 8 years. Merging her passion for technology and music, she dreams of creating a non-profit educational organization that leverages special online tools for teaching students diverse styles of music.
Why Information Sciences: Our world revolves around data and I believe that learning how to efficiently collect, manipulate, store, retrieve, and protect it will better prepare me for the IT industry, which is why I chose this major. I was also attracted to the human aspect/social perspective that the ischool integrates into the curriculum.
Campus Involvement & Experiences: Trained in Indian classical music (singing) and dance for 8 years, completed a Bachelor's degree in Indian classical vocal music, started GEMS(Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science) club at my high school and was co-president, part of the Varsity Science Olympiad team for four years, created a Covid 19 information app as a part of Computer Science class, volunteered at Edward hospital as a guest service associate for 6 months, volunteered as a teacher/assistant at Kumon Math and Reading Center, attended GenCyber camp: 1 week cyber security camp at College of Dupage, part of Student Counts: math tutoring club in high school, played the flute in Band (high school) throughout middle school up till Sophomore year, part of Robotics club senior year, part of BPA(Business Proffessionals of America) sophomore year, part of Badminton and Cross Country team freshman