Simran Bhakta is an aspiring: activist, writer, and certified financial analyst. She holds a BBA from the University of Texas at Tyler, and currently works as a Loan Underwriter under the SBA’s 504 lending program. Prior to working as a Loan Underwriter, she served as the president for her local chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, a national honors society. During this time she created a financial literacy program for the East Texas Boys and Girls club, as well as several other programs that are still in practice. She aspires to continue to bring more opportunities to underserved communities both through her financial roles, and her writing.