Participants

Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one thing in common: the desire to succeed. Below are the Distinguished Young Women of San Diego County participants for the Class of 2023.

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Simran Bajwa

High School: Canyon Crest Academy

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Ella Ek

High School: El Camino

College Preference: BYU

Career Goals: biotech or physical therapy

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Juliana Garcia

High School: Montgomery High School

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Leyla Hayward

High School: Mission Bay High School

College Preference: Stanford University

Career Goals: Child Psychologist

Talent: Poetry 

Alicia Ji

High School: Del Norte High School

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Talent: Piano 

Rachel Lee

High School: Rachel Lee

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Natasha Mar

High School: Bishop school

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Natasha Mar

High School: Bishop school

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Career Goals: Dentist

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Camila Marmolejo

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College Preference: Harvard

Career Goals: Oncologist

Talent: Cooking (Culinary arts, by )

Kathleen McElroy

High School: La Jolla Country Day School

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Ashika Palacharla

High School: Del Norte High School

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Amitha Sanka

High School: Del Norte High School

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Brinda Srinivasan

High School: Canyon Crest Academy

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Grace Sun

High School: Westview

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Hetvi Trivedi

High School: Del Norte High School

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Dyuthi Vijay

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College Preference: UCLA

Career Goals: Neurosurgeon

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Marlie Wright

High School: El Camino High School

College Preference: Harvard or Georgetown University

Career Goals: President of the United States/Conservationist

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Ellen Xu

High School: Del Norte High School

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Career Goals: Computer Scientist

Talent: Piano Performance (River Flows in You, by Yiruma)

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