Anchita Dasgupta is a sophomore from Kolkata, India who is concentrating in Middle East studies and history. She is a pre-law student with a research interest in the legitimacy of self-determination movements under international human rights law in conflict zones. In the past summer, she worked at the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. She is currently a volunteer at the Refugee Dream Center in Providence where she teaches ESL to resettled refugee women from Syria. Anchita also directs the after school Model United Nations program for public school students in Providence and sits on the e-board of the Brown Model UN club. Additionally, she is a writer and editor for journals such as the Brown Political Review, the Journal of Politics, Philosophy and Economics, and the Brown Undergraduate Law Review. She is also an activist who works on socio-political justice related issues affecting marginalized communities across the world with many activist groups on campus.