E 69 Gitka Gorthi - Ignited Thinkers Girl Scout Gold Award Project


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Gitka connected with partners to expand her existing platform and row it to a new level, encouraging rocketry activities for younger students.

Gitika Gorthi is a senior attending Chantilly High School and is the Founder and CEO of the non-profit organization IgnitedThinkers. Gitika founded IgnitedThinkers in the 8th-grade to spread space education to all. She is an aspiring aerospace physician and astronaut. Gitika has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten and it has greatly equipped her with the tools to be a strong leader in her community. Gitika has previously been a service-unit delegate and Girl Scout Girls Advisory Board Member for the Nation's Capital; currently, she is one of the Teen Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts Nation's Capital and one of the Girl Advisory Board Members for Girl Scouts USA.

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