Avnika is from Palatine, Illinois and is a third year student studying Finance and IDS.
Being the oldest of three, Avnika is usually busy with family but can always make time for her friends, writing, and dancing. She is a classically trained Kathak dancer of 12 years and has taught for 4. In addition to being a writer for Her Campus, Avnika is in a dance troupe, In Taal, as a Kathak dancer. She is a large advocate for women's rights, climate change, and for the disabled community. Avnika has always had a passion for writing and is excited to be able to be a part of Her Campus!
Fun fact: She has a book filled with close to every joke she's ever made!