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Ahiranis Castillo

About Ahiranis Castillo

Born and raised in New York City, Ahiranis was raised in a Dominican household where she developed a love for language from a young age. She continued to foster this love through literature and writing which inspired her to join the editorial board of her school’s philosophy journal during her Junior year of high school. It was then that she knew she would want to pursue the study of language and how it influences the world around her. When she isn’t reading, you may find her at The National Museum of Mathematics where she works part-time. It is here where she explores a completely different interest: STEM. Ahiranis began pursuing an interest in math and psychology during her earlier high school years. For a long time, she felt like she had to choose between the two parts of her, but has learned to embrace how all parts of herself come together to make her story unique. Ahiranis will enter her freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 where she hopes to major in Neuropsychology with a minor in English. Email: ahiranis.castillo@heragenda.com

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Why Having More Female Executives Can Make Or Break Your Company

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5 Things I Learned As A Her Agenda Intern

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Has Feminism Become A Marketing Strategy?

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The Internet Continues To Expose Gender Bias -This Time In Economics

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Adobe + Girls Who Code Team Up To Combat The Gender Gap In STEM

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New Efforts To Ban Sexist Ads Could Have Tremendous Impact

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New Study Shows No Significant Increase In Female Representation In Film

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He Said Whaaat? New Website Sheds Light On Gender Bias In The Workplace

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