Risa Anirudhsingh, “My only competition is myself, to be the best version that I can be.”

Don’t let anyone or anything get in the way of what you desire.

Ethnic Background: Indian

Reading, Listening to music, Stargazing, Anything related to Art

Favourite Food?

Favourite Quote?
Be the change you wish to see in the world.

What are you really good at?
Singing, Decorating, Painting, Writing (Anything art related)

Pet Peeves?
People that constantly lie and are two-faced.

Most memorable momentS?

Being around people closest to me and sharing stories

Favourite Movies and T.V. Show?
Harry Potter & Friends

Favourite Books?
Classic novels like Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, Shakespeare, Sweet Tomorrows, After, Harry Potter.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I always wanted to be involved in the Arts

Where would you most like to be right now?
Successful, travelling the world, experiencing different cultures and traditions

Your Dream Job?
Anything involving arts/Teaching

What is one thing people may be surprised to find out about you?
I’m a great listener and I’m always open to giving advice.

What silly or funny thing makes you afraid or creeps you out?
I am absolutely terrified of frogs and I have Trypophobia

If you were to end up in jail, what might be the reason?
Protecting the ones I love

How would you like to be remembered?
I’d like to be remembered as someone that’s very selfless and is always willing to help someone in whichever way I can.

One word that describes you?

What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
Everyone has their own personal battles and they deal with them in different ways. The slightest comment or action can completely change someone’s day….in a bad way or a good way. Be considerate to one another.

What’s the worst and best thing about being female?
The best thing about being a female is the strength we possess, despite the many obstacles we go through we always manage to push through. The worst thing on the other hand is always having to take extra precautions and fearing for our safety.

Finish this sentence “Don’t let anyone…”
Don’t let anyone define you.

What motivates you?
Myself… I work and study hard while juggling whatever life throws at me just to be where I want to be. My only competition is myself, to be the best version that I can be.

How would you describe yourself?
I consider myself a strong person. I aspire to be happy, successful and content with my future endeavours.

What do you love about being a Trini?
I love our culture, I think there is nothing greater than seeing everyone no matter what background coming together to celebrate something we’re proud of.

What advice would you give a younger girl?
Just be patient, stay focused on your goal and everything will fall into place. Don’t let anyone or anything get in the way of what you desire.

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