Hi! I’m Orli Adamski, a member of the class of 2025 at The Nightingale-Bamford School in New York, New York. As a small child, I couldn’t eat my dinner without a story. I have never been able to choose a favorite subject in school, as these stories my parents read to me cultivated a love of the world, a love of learning and listening. I have been lucky enough to apply this love to everything I do. At age 7, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Now, I volunteer at and work with JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Center) in hopes of improving the lives of those living with T1D and eventually finding a cure.
My limited free time is dedicated to singing in my school chorus, participating in school theater productions, playing with a camera every now and then, reading, and writing. I have slowly managed to gain confidence in writing poetry, and I am ready to start sharing my work with the world I’ve grown to care so much about. In the 2021-22 school year, two of my poems were published in my school literary magazine, Philomel, which I hope to become more involved with over the next few years. I encourage all others to do the same and to share their work and voice. I am so thrilled to be a part of the jGirls+ community!