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About Us

This global pandemic has created new and unique situations. Bring a simple smile onto the isolated faces of patients to ignite a sweet joy in them, from the comfort of our homes. These cards and pieces of artwork will be accessible to thousands of patients in need. 


Apara Sai
Love all Serve All, and Help ever Hurt Never are the teachings that Apara loves and follows. She is a freshman in college. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she co-founded SmileCard to provide an endless supply of loving cards for everyone. In her free time, she loves to bake, play instruments, sing and dance. 

Ghrini Sai
Loves all art forms including drawing, painting, singing, and dancing.. Wishes to make a difference in the lives of everyone in a fun creative way. 

Shrinidhi Pola
Executive Director

Shrinidhi is a junior in high school. In her free time, she loves to bake, sing, watch movies, and spend time with her friends. She enjoys serving her community and hopes to help expand SmileCard so that it can spread joy to people all over the world! 

Directors of Operations


Sumedha Varanasi
Sumedha Varanasi is currently a junior at California High School. She loves to play badminton, listen to R&B songs, research random people on the internet, and read crime and mystery books in her free time. You can see her most of the time outside and writing supernatural stories but occasionally she'll be in her room and binging a good tv series. She joined SmileCard in hopes of making more people happy in the community during these times.

Yashika Dintakurthi
 Yashika Dintakurthi is currently a junior at Dublin High School. She enjoys singing Carnatic music, painting, and occasionally writing poetry. She also loves listening to a variety of music. Yashika is passionate about serving her community and making a positive impact on the people around her.

Other Officers


Srishravya Katukogula

Sri is a freshman in high school who loves spending time with her friends and family! She enjoys reading, trying out new recipes, meeting new people and you'll often see her watching a funny show. With SmileCard, she hopes to spread encouragement and positivity. Sri loves to make art in her free time and is looking forward to your wonderful creations!

Nicole Guo

 Nicole is a freshman in high school and some of her hobbies include playing tennis, baking for her family, and playing the violin. In her free time, she loves traveling around the world and playing cards with friends and family. You will often find her listening to pop or EDM music, reading a good book, or watching movies. She's very excited to join the SmileCard community and see all your beautiful art!

Looking for...

1. Directors of Community Outreach

2. Volunteer Outreach Coordinators

3. Tech Team (Website and Social Media Directors)

Website Director

Website Director

Website Director

Director of Social Media

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