Shriya was born and brought up in Jammu, J&K. She is a software developer who has always looked to leverage her skills and interests to make tangible change. While still in college, she has led the student chapter of Mozilla and provided mentorship to young girls aspiring for a career in Software. She has also previously volunteered for Yekjah Pune. As part of HemAth, she hopes to progress the cause of helping women become financially independent and strengthen the cultural thread.