After graduating from the University of Virginia with a double major in Foreign Affairs and Public Policy, Kanchana worked as an educator in a k-8 charter school in Brooklyn. She has also worked in development in India and worked for a foreign policy think tank in Mumbai, Gateway House. After graduating with an MSFS at Georgetown University in May 2018, Kanchana hopes to work on civil rights issues in foreign policy.
Education: BA Foreign Affairs and Public Policy, UVA; MSFS Georgetown University ’18
Hometown: Sterling, VA
Favorite Quote: “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” – Desmond Tutu
What I’m Reading Now: Homegoing and My Own Words