Simran Chand


School: College

Hometown: Newtown, CT

Major(s): Biology and Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies

Minor: Chemistry

Campus Involvements

  • Penn Masti - Social Chair, Competition Committee, Video Director, Show Creative Director
  • Chi Omega - Social Chair, Formal Chair, Centennial Committee
  • Student Health Advisory Board - Board Member
  • Camp Kesem - Counselor
  • Polybian Society - Scriptor
  • South Asia Society - Member
  • PEER Mentoring Program - Mentor
  • Penn Global - Penn Abroad Ambassador, Penn Abroad Leader

Interesting Fact: I lived in Sydney, Australia for almost three months the summer after my freshman year-I learned to surf, drank way too much coffee, snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef, and started saying "reckon" a lot.

Favorite Quote: "Well-behaved women seldom make history" -Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Hobbies/Interests: Going to concerts, exploring new cities, attending stand-up comedy shows, reading (especially feminist literature and Harry Potter), and binge-watching Netflix shows

If you were a fruit, what fruit would you be? A golden berry :)