As a student that has always been fascinated with the possibilities of science and technology, Kiara Nirghin was awarded the Grand Prize at the Google Science Fair in 2016.
Competing against over 10,000 students from 91 countries who submitted their projects online, Nirghin competed in the final event held at the Google Headquarters in Mountainview, CA. Nirghin was selected as the overall winner and the Community Impact Award Winner for the Middle East and Africa.
After receiving an incredible platform to speak around the world, Kiara has become a passionate STEM advocate. Kiara is dedicated to encouraging young females to pursue careers in science and technology.
Kiara will be attending Stanford University, studying Biomedical Engineering with a secondary in Computer Science.