Age: 22
Home Town: Miami, Florida
Education: BS in Psychology, Northeastern University
Specific Field Interests: Mental Health, Gender Equality
Placement: Samerth Charitable Trust, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Area of Focus: Develop a curriculum for teaching adolescents from impoverished backgrounds about mental health

Fellowship Project: Education

Highlights: Althea is serving as an American India Foundation (AIF) Clinton Fellow with Samerth Charitable Trust in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. For her Fellowship project, she is designing a curriculum for teaching adolescents from impoverished backgrounds about the importance of maintaining their mental health and having strong cultural pride. Althea recently graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. As an undergraduate, she participated in two cooperative learning internships in business services and market research, as well as participated in study abroad experiences in Greece and Italy. Her interests include gender equality, mental health, and children’s rights. Ultimately, she hopes to become a clinical psychologist that focuses on child and adolescent psychology. In her free time, Althea enjoys reading, practicing yoga, crafting, and photography. Through the AIF Clinton Fellowship, Althea is extremely excited to foster her experience and knowledge in the development sector.

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