OURS National Scholarships

Khushi Malde : Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Khushi Malde (’22, Data Science/Business Administration), who was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, is interested in using technology to promote experiential learning among middle and high school students. She is passionate about creating student-centric learning environments that allow students to discover what they are truly passionate about. Khushi heads the growth team at Lumiere Education, working to make high-quality research opportunities more accessible for high school students across the globe. She has helped expand these opportunities to 60+ countries. In parallel, she also runs a non-profit organization – Technology and Entrepreneurship Ladder Inc – through which she provides entrepreneurship education to high school students in Sub-Saharan Africa. At Berkeley, she helped build the Data Scholars Program, was a leader in several student organizations (Jain Students Association, Entrepreneurs @ Berkeley etc), and also taught a DeCal on Modern Jainism. She is a recipient of the Education 2.0 Outstanding Leadership Award for her contributions in the education industry. As a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, she will be pursuing a Masters in Learning, Design and Technology at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education.