Shivani Gulati is a rising senior at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts. She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of kids in foster care by supporting literacy through access to books and literacy tools. Her organization, Small Words Impact, has reached kids in 15 states. She began working to support foster care kids in elementary school and then founded her organization as a high schooler. She is also interested in mental wellness and serves on her town's mayor's youth commission. Shivani also loves to play squash and is her school's varsity team captain. In her free time, she likes to go running and cook.