ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Naina Bhamidipati is the founder of Kalactivity and currently a junior at University High School in Tucson. Naina is a bharatanatyam dancer of 10 years, and has performed at many dance conventions, productions and gatherings; most notably, she performed at the North American Telugu Association’s annual convention in Los Angeles in 2015. She has participated in Indian Raga certifications and has received High Distinction and Distinction for her work. Naina is passionate about women's rights, women's health issues, and female empowerment, and plans to pursue these interests by studying law or medicine. Naina is an active member of her school's mock trial team and is the founder of the Ted Ex club at UHS. Naina also volunteers at the Pima County Teen Court, where she serves as a teen attorney. In her free time, Naina enjoys reading books, and spending time with her friends and family.