Arunima was born in India and moved to the U.S. when she was six. She volunteers at the Stony Brook Medicine, at beach clean ups, and anywhere around town where she can help. She loves to use her hobbies such as dancing and acting in making others smile. Her goal is to a positive difference in her community. And with these little differences she makes, she wishes to start butterfly effect. She has won a President’s Award for community service, is the vice president in her environmental club and is a part of the Root’s & Shoots National Leadership Council. She is researching several areas in OMEGA, such as India and Taiwan, for its environment and other features.