Shruti Manian

Age: 21
Home Town: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Education: BA in International Studies, Vassar College
Specific Field Interests: Education, inequality, human rights
Placement: Ashoka University
Area of Focus: Education

Highlights: Shruti comes to the AIF Fellowship from Madison, WI with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology and Psychology. Her interest in the health and wellness of marginalized populations developed while volunteering at a village hospital in an Indian village. Since then, Shruti has deepened her experience in instigating community-oriented health initiatives by working as the outreach and health education coordinator at a mental advocacy. She also worked as an honorary research associate at a radiology stroke lab following graduation. Shruti is eager to use the skills she gained to keep building a foundation of meaningful engagement with the country of her birth.

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