Aranya grew up having little exposure to computers. After finding out she had a love for programming, she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from University of California, Riverside. After starting her career in the gaming industry, she decided she wanted to do more with her degree. Growing up with a passion in community service and helping people, she thought she could do a lot to help the world with her programming experience in cyber security. Aranya also has a passion for music, having played flute and tenor saxophone throughout her school career, that eventually also led to her love of musicals and musical theater.