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"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans."

-John Lennon

* By profession, mother is a chemist and father a sociology professor. Both are now retired.
* The Tiwari family immigrated to the U.S. in 1980 from North India
* Attributes a lot of her nerdy interests to her brother, who is an avid gamer and medical doctor
* Can snap with both hands
* Won the science fair twice, for horticulture related projects
* Started collecting comic books at age 7. First comic book: an issue of DC's Catwoman
* Has two favorite colors, each liked equally
* Has many food allergies and advocates for more awareness
* Loves Tea. Believes Tea > Coffee. 
* Prefers books and movies that contain narration
* Has had the same best friend since the 4th grade
* Born and raised in the East Bay in Northern California
* English was her second language, learned at age 5
* Started working at age 11 at her family-owned sandwich shop. Hasn't stopped since.
* Loves binge watching TV shows
* Is fluent in Hindi, can understand in Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Spanish and some ASL
* Favorite season: Winter. Loves snow and snowboarding.
* Wrote her college personal statement on how life is like a sandwich
* Is a fan of medical and science literature
* Loves everything about the 80s [especially music and films]
* Legal last name is Joshi as of 2010 [nuptials]. Loosely translates to "Astrologer."
* Favorite number: 23
* Enjoys situational comedies, like Curb your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld and Arrested Development
* Considers spirituality one of the most important things in life
* Favorite sport: Basketball
* Believes Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete of all time
* Has a strong inclination to music; both parents are musicians
* Is a foodie
* Loves soundtracks
* Is a germaphobe who collects instant hand sanitizer 
* Has an embarrassing YouTube video dating back to her childhood: