The nonprofit organization established a $1,000 annual scholarship in 2019 to be awarded to a female graduating student at Tamalpais High School who has a record of strong academic achievement and has demonstrated exemplary leadership through activities that support the Club’s values.
OAC officials says that Dolasia is a young woman of remarkable talent and promise. She is the co-founder and President of “Reaching Out With Robotics,” a weekly after-school teaching institute targeting underrepresented groups that now has eight chapters across California. She was one of 10 girls in the country selected as an Ambassador for TechGirls, a United States State Department initiative to build cross-cultural connections through technological discovery. She developed the health app Chew IQ, winner of the Best Marin/Web App Award at the 2017 Marin County Office of Education Hackathon and the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Bizworld Girlpreneur Competition.
She also held an internship with California Assembly Member Marc Levine, engaging with local communities on a number of important issues. At Tam High, she was the News Editor of the Tam News, President of the Honors Society, and played varsity field hockey.
Ms. Dolasia will attend the University of California at Berkeley in the fall, with a major in Economics and Business Administration.
The Outdoor Art Club was founded in 1902 and is dedicated to the protection and beautification of outdoor spaces, wildlife conservation, and other civic, literary, and charitable work.