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Simar Garcha

Line Name: #129 kösmøs

Crossed: Spring 2021

Big: Tenzin "kaíyå" Tsekye

Major: Global Health and Genetics and Genomics with Development Economics Certificate

Year: Class of 2023

Birthday: November 22

Hometown: Beaver Dam, WI

Ethnicity/Heritage: Indian (Punjabi)

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

What are some hobbies/interests you have?: I like reading, eating good food, exploring new places, hanging out with friends, walking around, listening to music, looking at and making art, taking care of my plants, and finding new hobbies :)


What I Aspire: Career-wise, I am aspiring to be a doctor and help underrepresented communities through quality healthcare. Academically, I want to get my MD/MPH after graduating from undergrad! My goal location is in California. Personally, I want to be content with all decisions that I have made, even the very difficult ones.


Favorite Food/Restaurant: I love Thai food and falafel!

Why did you join aKDPhi?

I wanted to have a strong community with like-minded individuals. I loved the community I saw and both the aKDPhi and the MGC community are so welcoming which made it all the better.

How has your time in aKDPhi helped/improved/challenged you?

aKDPhi has taught me to voice my opinion more often, as it does matter. Also, asking for help is a good thing!

Positions Held in aKDPhi: Public Relations- Internal

Affiliates & Positions Held: Pledge Relations Director (Spring 2021) for Alpha Phi Omega; Marketing (2021-2022) for Amnesty International

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