Lakshmi was born and raised in Philadelphia, Penn. She attended University of Pennsylvania and studied for a year in Australia. She has volunteered a lot of her time to mentoring middle school students, and was a “Big Sister” in the Big Brothers/Sister Program.
Lakshmi enjoys running, yoga, hiking, reading magical realism and modern fiction, and is fluent in Spanish. She is also an avid traveler and has been to Australia, Argentina, Chile, France, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and Turkey.
Medical school: Drexel University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania