Kavya Gopinath recently earned her bachelor’s degree in international and public affairs from Brown University with a focus in development. She is interested in education policy and currently holds a research position focused on participatory budgeting initiatives at Rhode Island schools. She also completed an internship at the YWCA of New York City providing educational opportunities for low-income students. Kavya is proficient in French and American Sign Language and is conversational in Tamil and Dutch. She is originally from Chennai, India.