Mehaa Shah

Mehaa is an Indian American raised in West Windsor, New Jersey. She is currently a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh undeclared pursuing a minor in Chinese and an Asian Studies Certificate. At Pitt, she is currently an active member of the the Asian Student Alliance and works to promote Asian advocacy and create a community where Asians feel comfortable expressing their identities. She is especially passionate about mental health issues among young Asian Americans because it is an issue that she personally and many Asian Americans around her have struggled with growing up. She is also very excited and committed to learning more about how to be active in the Asian American community and understanding the issues that Asian American youth face today. In her free time, Mehaa enjoys dancing, reading and writing, and cooking/baking.

Previously, Mehaa was a Development Intern.

Hometown: West Windsor, NJ

University of Pittsburgh '21

mehaa.shah@ecaasu.org