Preeti Shrestha is the Operations and Program Assistant at Heart House. She recently graduated with a B.S. degree in Neuroscience from UTD and will be pursuing an M.S. degree in Human Development and Early Childhood Disorder at UTD. She is very passionate about providing educational equity for underprivileged children and wants to become an agent of change in the community.
Preeti started her journey at Heart House as a volunteer during her junior year of high school and continued to dedicate her time and service as an AmeriCorps member at Heart House and won the “AmeriCorps of the Year” title in 2019. Her excellent service and passion for refugee students and the community led her to joining the HH team as an Operations and Program Assistant.
With her current role, Preeti is in charge of data collection, recruiting and managing volunteers, operations, recruiting students and maintaining positive relationship with families, staff members and community partners. Preeti is also involved in assisting her Executive Director and Senior Director by taking on different roles in the organization.