Raina Garg is the state winner of Tamil Nadu at VLCC Miss Femina India 2020. She belongs to a small town Vellore, Chennai. Growing up she had to face the narrow-minded culture of her society. She has been battling the stereotypes in society to pursue the career of her choice. Raina is a graduate of the Vellore Institute of Technology. She is the campus Princess 2020 finalist and the former Women Techmakers ambassador at Google India.
After her graduation in Technology last year, she represented her college at Goggle’s Annual Tech Conference in Mountain View, California as Women Techmakers Ambassador. Moreover, she got a golden opportunity to meet Mr. Sundar Pichai(CEO of Google). She aspires to motivate young women through technology. And aims to promote their representation in technical leadership roles. She hopes to mentor young girls.
She took pageantry to work for the cause of empowering women through technology. When she took pageantry, people questioned her for combining the world of technology and pageantry. Therefore had asked her to dilute her femininity to succeed as a software developer.
The Tamil Nadu based model has inspired many girls who are still bounded by societal barriers and judgments.