Meghna Phalke is a sophomore at Northwestern University, originally from the Bay Area in California. At Northwestern, Meghna is studying economics and political science, and outside of class, she participates in collegiate Model United Nations and sings in a South Asian fusion a capella group. Meghna is passionate about protecting the interests of disadvantaged communities across the globe, specifically in the areas of hunger, education, and health. Having previously engaged in anti-hunger efforts in India, Meghna hopes to use this summer to target domestic advocacy and learn how to most effectively engage in anti-hunger efforts close to home.
Policy placement: Mercy Corps