Ikaasa is Research Fellow at Rock Health and a rising M2 at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in Computational & Systems Biology and a concentration in Neuroinformatics. Throughout her time at UCLA, she became fascinated by the intersection between medicine, technology, and public policy. As an undergraduate, Ikaasa co-founded a biotechnology startup that developed diagnostic blood test kits for medically underserved communities. She also served as the President of the Society of Women Engineers, through which she founded the Women in Engineering Lobbying Program and Mental Health Awareness Week. After college, Ikaasa pursued a gap year. During this time, she worked on the Biden for President campaign and as a Policy Fellow at the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, a civil rights organization based in Washington, DC. Ikaasa currently serves as a Market Research Fellow at Rock Health and is excited about harnessing the power of technology to provide healthcare access to those who are otherwise marginalized in medicine.
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