Uma Kamat

Hi I am Uma Kamat. I am an IB student with focus in Psychology & Biology, an ardent athlete, with artistic bend and a budding social entrepreneur. I believes that integration of product design with psychology will create a lasting relationship and usability. I am currently a DP1 Student Student in Indus International School, Pune, India.

Born in Allentown, USA in December 2000, I moved to Pune, India in November 2003, with my family. 

Internship: The Indian Red Cross Society, Pune Branch, July 2018.

"Effectiveness of Art therapy for Kids with Thalassemia"

Social Entrepreneurship: Co-foundered eSymptoms.info with my sister, Alka Kamat. It provides quick reference, illustrative and easy to read MEDcards for Disease Symptoms, Prevention & General Information, in multiple Indian Languages. We are focusing on rural India in 2018. In 2019, we will focus on Africa and Asia.  Link

Awards:

(1) Monash STEM Challenge 2017 (April 2018): Runner-ups over-all Competition & First in School (Aus $ 1000)

Entry - Pollution Devouring Vertical Plant Walls To Make Maharashtra Airborne Pollution Free. YouTube Link

(2) International TeleMediCon 2017 (November 2017): Best Student Social Responsibility Paper Award. Award & Presentation.

(3) International Schools MYP Basketball Championship (2015-16) & Runners-up (Team Captain, 2016-17) Reference

(4) State, Divisional & District Basketball Championship Under 14: Certificates

Presentations:

(1) Panelist on the Panel Discussion, "Digital Revolution in Healthcare - The Way Forward" IMA National Telemedicine Day, Army Referral & Research Hospital, March 24, 2018. AgendaSlides,

(2) International TeleMediCon 2017 (November 2017): Joint Paper Presented at the Conference- "A Social Media Site/App for Lightening Distribution of Medical Information to Masses." Authors: Uma Kamat, Alka Kamat & Dr B S Ratta. Presentation, Abstract, Author Biography.

IB DP Extended Essay:

Is Art Therapy an effective solution for Kids with Distress?