Miss Virginia USA – Himanvi Panidepu


Himanvi Panidepu is a Cum Laude, dual degree and minor graduate from Virginia Tech. As an athlete, artist, advocate, and model, she is also a trailblazer in cybersecurity and a proud Indian American, exemplifying the power of breaking barriers and embracing diverse talents. Her journey began with a challenge: navigating an industry where women are vastly underrepresented. Undeterred, she turned this challenge into a catalyst for change, leading initiatives like her company’s Women in Tech program and founding her initiative, STEMpowered Leaders. Her initiative is to inspire and mentor the next generation to explore their futures in STEM fields.