Vandhana works as the Program Assistant for the Beeck Center’s data for social good portfolio. She is a graduate of Brown University where she honed her interest in social impact and justice, studying sociology and poetry, with a concentration on digital justice. She worked with the Rhode Island Office of Innovation, Providence CityArts, and the Urban Design Collective to help communities leverage technology to empower themselves. She also interned at UNICEF’s Innovation Lab where she helped research and design wearable technology to improve maternal and child healthcare systems in rural India.
Education: Brown University, B.A. Sociology and Poetry
Hometown: Bangalore, India
Favorite Quote: “Get off the sofa and do something.” – my mum
What I’m Reading Now: Anything and everything by Bunny Michaels