Life without a license to live | Aashna Shah | TEDxCUNY

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An accomplished computer science student and entrepreneur, Aashna struggled to balance her achievements with an identity she kept secret. Her quest for a single piece of a paper and a license to live will inspire and challenge you.

Aashna Shah is a senior Macaulay Honors College student at City College. She is pursuing her B.S. in computer science and psychology. She wants to use the power of technology to make mental health care more effective and universal. She is currently a neural engineering research intern at Cornell Tech, and a research assistant at the Social Neuroscience and Psychopathology Lab at City College. She is a Horace W. Goldsmith scholar, a recipient of the Bronx Science-CCNY scholarship, and a member of Tau Beta Pi, and the Golden Key International Honors Society.

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