Samarth Jajoo

Samarth Jajoo

Learner, Web Developer, and more things than I  can type!

Summary

A learner and doer, who believes there's always more improvement possible! I am a self motivated developer, reader, writer, teacher and much more. I love to bring new insights to people, and help them change their lifestyle for the better. I am committed to my goals and it is extremely rare for me to not do what I say I will!

Community Service

  • Contributing woolen clothes for Warmth.
  • Contributing dal for Akshay Patra.
  • Contributing stationary for the blind.
  • Contributing food for the deaf.
  • Organizing the I CAN Awards.
  • Visited the Old Age home to comfort residents.

 Professional Experience

Work History
Jan 2016 - Present

Computer Science Mentor

Riverside School

I mentor students from grades 3 to 4, to give them a path into the vast world of CS.

Jul 2015 - Present

Co-Founder and CTO

Saffrink

We make cool and useful apps for your mobile devices, and freelance for interested clients. We're currently diving into hardware to create something that will make your life much more simple.

Apr 2015 - Present

Member of the Editorial Board

Kidspirit International 

I am a member of the international editorial board, while also being a frequent writer myself.

Dec 2015 - Dec 2015

Jury Member

Design For Change

I was on the Jury panel for deciding the finalists of the I CAN awards 2015.

Education

Education
Sep 2015 - Present

IGCSE Middle School

Riverside School

Grades 7 to present

Sep 2012 - Sep 2015

CBSE Junior Middle School

Nath Valley Schooll

Grades 4 to 7

May 2015 - Jun 2015

HTML Fundamentals

TeamTreehouse

A basic introduction to the art of web development

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Spanish Level 1.0

Instituto Hispania

A recap to my spanish skills, I was the youngest in my batch, and was the top scorer.

Apr 2015 - May 2015

Programming Fundamentals

Lynda.com

A essential bag of tips and tricks handed over by Simon Allardice

May 2015 - May 2015

Introduction to C++

NIIT

An introduction to programming for a specific system; Also to Object Oriented Programming

Jun 2007 - Aug 2012

ICSE Elementary

Cambridge School

Grades K2 to 3

GoGetting Opporunities

Certifications

Lokmat Times

Articles Published

From 2013 to 14, three of my literary pieces and reviews were published in Lokmat Times, Maharashtra's most read newspaper.

Lokmat Competition

Stood first in all 3 opportunities in Spring, 2015

These competitions involved drama, speech and poetry. This was held my the Lokmat Group, Maharashtra's most read newspaper

Writing a Provenance

Human Analyst

I was able to bring out the diamond in my peer, Sparsh. This way, I was able to highlight her qualities, and show them to the world.

Superhero's Journey

Tinkerer

Learning from the Superhero's Journey, this was actually my first time with electronics and hardware. I meddled with the R Pi for the first time, and loved it! I gained lots of insights from this amazing journey.

Author's Workshop

Participant

I learnt a lot about how an author's life is, and what a story actually is with Linda Newberry.

AIR 2016

Member of the Sponsorship Committee

I gained great experience after rejections, and found patterns to see what wooed people.

Mentor Grabbing

Mentee

I found my perfect mentor to guide me on the programming path. Sridhar Rajagopalan!

MGV Term 1, 2015

Anchor

It was amazing leading the discussion for the immense growth, and making it shine out to everyone.

MLV Term 1 , 2015

Anchor

I had just joined, and it was quite awesome anchoring the show to display our learning.

HackIndia 2015

Hacker

Youngest participant ever. I met awesome people, worked on awesome ideas and had awesome learning. This was my first time meeting others like me, and it was amazing.

EduTPro Confrence

Speaker

Putting across my views to an audience of educationists. 

Student Led Conglom

How does the Web Work?

Passing on my skills to my peers.