Dhara Patel

2012 Senior Advisor, 2011 Director

Dhara Patel is a senior undergraduate biology-neurophysiology student at the University of Maryland: College Park. This is her second year working with InnoWorks. She was a deputy director last year, a staff member hosting the camp summer í10, is promoted to director this year. Passionate about helping others, Dhara hopes to be a nurse practitioner someday. She would like to work in pediatrics or maternity departments due to her love for working with kids.

She juggles her full time class schedule with volunteering at the National Institutes of Health, being a team leader/coordinator for her job, America Reads America Counts, and being a director for InnoWorks. She takes on these leadership roles in hopes that she will gain more skills and continue to make differences in other peopleís lives.

Dhara is very family oriented and values her Hindu religion. She is a part of the Indian Students Association at the University of Maryland and regularly attends their events. During her breaks from school, she is employed at both Sheetz gas station and Regal 16 theatre. She canít wait to make next yearís camp better than ever!

InnoWorks is a Winner of the 2007 BRICK Awards