Student Maker, Nest Garage Makerspace(Cupertino, USA)
Trisha Sathish is a rising sophomore at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California. She has been making for as long as she can remember and in her free time, she loves to read, paint, and dance. Trisha has worked at a Makerfaire booth with her art school and has conducted pop-up maker workshops for her community. She has been a National Finalist in the Junior Strand and a National Semifinalist in the Teen Strand of the Future Engineers Design Challenge sponsored by NASA. Trisha’s newfound interest with biodesign comes from exploring nature, science, and art since she was young. This summer her team, the GIY Bio Buddies(https://giybiobuddies.weebly.com/), won the award for Outstanding Field Research and Runner Up to the grand prize at the 2019 Biodesign Challenge Summit. She is also a recipient of a Kurt Giessler Foundation Ambition Grant.