Gita Abhiraman is the daughter of immigrants and a current MD-PhD student at Stanford University, where her research is focused on immune signaling. Broadly, she is interested in the human immune response and how it can be targeted for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease. She received her bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard University in 2018. Gita is passionate about improving equity in STEM by increasing access to science education and mentorship. She also enjoys running, making art, and cooking with her co-op in California.