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Nafisa was born and raised in New York City and is currently a junior in high school. Her parents are from India and Bangladesh, and she speaks Bengali and English fluently. Nafisa joined the Youth Insights program so that she could meet new people and because writing is her way of expressing herself. She tends to write poetry and short stories related to her experiences. Her favorite poet is Edgar Allen Poe. Nafisa likes heavy metal music, especially the band Asking Alexandria. She would like to make the world a better place through her art.