Mahsa Riar is a 9th grader and is the Founder of Limitless Limb, a company dedicated to creating personalized, expressive, and affordable 3d printed prosthetics for children with limb differences. Mahsa is a former student of the Loudoun Young Entrepreneurs Academy class of 2019, and was the Grand Prize Winner of the investor panel and Loudoun’s youngest 2019 Saunders Scholar's Winner as well as the recipient of the Young Women's Stellar Award. She is the youngest recipient of the Loudoun Chamber Community Leadership Award and a 2021 Loudoun 100 Honoree.
Mahsa has also been recipient of a number of academic awards including US Presidential Award of Outstanding Academic Excellence, The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Honor Award, and is an honor roll student. Mahsa is an accomplished poet and has several publications by American Library of Poetry. She has been a speaker at One Million Cups, Amazon Girls Tech Day, The LifeSmarts National Competition and has been invited to speak at various schools inspiring kids to be a Trailblazer and make meaningful contributions to their community. She also serves on the Board of Loudoun Young Entrepreneur Forum (LYEF).
As an artist, Mahsa is currently working on her new startup, Create for a Cause. She launched the first Create for a Cause event, centered around racial equity, in February 2020. Mahsa also serves on the Board of the Loudoun Coalition on Women and Girls (LCWAG), and chaired LCWAG’s inaugural Virtual Girl emPower Summit bringing together young women of her community. Mahsa's work has been covered by a number of media outlets such as, WUSA 9, DVM FOX 25, and ABC NEWS channel 13, as well as being written in Loudoun Times, NOVA Magazine, and Ashburn News.
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