Mahek Bhora is a junior and first-year staff writer for the Smoke Signal. In addition to writing, she’s very interested in the convergence of writing and medicine and looks up to doctor-writers such as Paul Kalanithi and Siddhartha Mukherjee. She volunteers with the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford and is the Survivorship co-chair for Relay for Life. Her hobbies include watching Avatar the Last Airbender on repeat, photography, and travelling to the far corners of the world to learn about all kinds of cultures and people.
Click here to read Mahek’s past online stories.