Kaushar Mahetaji is in her first year at McMaster University in the Integrated Science Program. She hopes to pursue her undergraduate studies in biochemistry.
She is an active member of the Muslim community, who has volunteered with various organizations. She has served as a secretary of the Leo Club – an affiliate of Lions International, which fundraises for at-risk communities. She has also volunteered with Big Brothers and Big Sisters Canada. During her spare time, Kaushar enjoys reading historical fiction and creative writing pieces.