Bengaluru, April 2022: At the age of 13, Siddhita Mohanty, a Grade 8 student of Orchids – The International School, Nagarbhavi has had the privilege of being named ‘Girl Prodigy of the Year’ under Women Power India Awards 2022. At such an early age, Siddhita has conducted many social welfare initiatives and has worked towards betterment of the society. In recognition of her work in the corporate and social impact vertical, the organizers Raj Square Charity Foundation in association with the MSME Chamber of Commerce & Industry of India bestowed Siddhita with this award at a ceremony held recently to celebrate the outstanding achievements of women.
The purpose of these Awards was to raise awareness, recognise and honor the hard work and valuable contribution by women from all cultures, communities, races, and beliefs, from across sectors.
Siddhita has been an innovative and inquisitive child from her early childhood days and it is this nature of her that led her to be a multifaceted talented youngster. The list of her expertise ranges from being a certified game developer to a certified Visual Graphic designer and this is just the tip of the iceberg. During the pandemic, Siddhita went on a creative streak where she established her own company – Bloom Riddhi Siddhi and created free 56 applications for children to utilize it for their education, knowledge sharing and other purposes. She has also been invited as the Guest Speaker in Global Youth Education Summit held last year.
It was Siddhita’s mentor Dr. Mithileysh Sathiyanarayanan, Indian born Scientist and Entrepreneur based out of London who suggested Siddhita’s name to the organizers. Expressing her gratitude and joy Siddhita said, “I am thankful to be considered for such a prestigious award by the organizers and my mentor. Such recognition is motivating me to be more responsible towards society and do better work. I believe that with the constant support of my parents, my teachers at Orchids I will reach my goal”.
Jemi Sudhakar, Principal, Orchids – The International School, Nagarbhavi said. “We the staff and students at Orchids – The International School (Nagarbhavi) are extremely proud of Siddhita’s achievements. Our school has always encouraged and built an environment that breeds the achiever mindset as we encourage the students to challenge their boundaries to achieve more than academic accomplishments.”