2020 High School Graduation
As a 2020 Winter Park High School Valedictorian and Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) Super Scholar, Uma was selected to represent the OCPS Class of 2020 in local media interviews.
- Click Orlando / News 6 – Interview || WFTV Channel 9 – Interview || Orlando Sentinel – Interview || Orange County Public Schools #OCPSGrads Video Interview Feature
2020 US Senate Youth Program
Uma was selected to be a delegate to the 2020 US Senate Youth Program as one of two students representing each state. As a Youth Senator, Uma represented the state of Florida and received a $10,000 scholarship.
2019 State of the Union
In 2019, Uma was invited to be US Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy’s guest to the State of the Union Address. As the youngest guest from the House of Representatives, she received this opportunity after winning the Congresswoman’s essay contest on youth civic engagement.
- Bay News 9 || Click Orlando / News 6 || Orlando Sentinel || Winter Park/Maitland Observer || Orlando Political Observer || Florida Politics
International Press & Mentions
- Congresswoman Murphy’s Press Release || Chicago Tribune || CNN || Roll Call || Countable || KSLTV || The American Bazaar – Interview || India Abroad – Interview || Wishesh || NRI News Today || India Life and Times || Kerala Kaumudi || The Hindu || Malayalam Daily News