Age: 23
Home Town: Princeton, New Jersey
Education: Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Columbia university
Specific Field Interests: Psychology and Art Therapy
Placement: Vikalp Sansthan, Udaipur
Area of Focus: Hold workshops to help young women with their educational development to help create a violence-free and gender-equal society by developing a detailed intervention strategy with technical, financial, business mentoring to assist individuals at different levels

Fellowship Project: Livelihoods, Disability

Highlights: Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and currently residing in Princeton, New Jersey, Jahnavi Zondervan is a recent graduate of Columbia University. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a Concentration in African American and African Diasporic Studies in October 2022. In addition to her academic achievements, Jahnavi is a gifted artist and painter, showcasing her creativity and talent through various projects. Notably, she served as a Mural Artist in Cambridge, Massachusetts, creating a public art display to commemorate the memory of local high school alumni, demonstrating her commitment to bring communities together through art. Jahnavi is equally passionate about education and social justice, as evidenced by her role as a Teaching Artist for the Institute of Music and Girl Be Heard, where she taught art through themes of social justice, identity, and belonging. Her work as a Coordinator and Mentor for the Big Sibs Program in Harlem reflects her dedication to providing guidance, and promoting the growth of young students. Jahnavi hopes to continue to become an art therapist, working with young children and positively impacting their psychological development.

Posts by jahnavizondervan

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Art in Udaipur Part. 2, Halftime Report

Continuing from October’s blog, I thought I would share the art I have made since […]

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“Rekindling our Dreams” Wall art as an expression of future, progress, and a gender equal society

Vikalp works with young girls who are at risk of child marriage; for them, the […]

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English Vinglish -Teaching language and confidence

I love languages. People always ask me, “How do you learn languages so fast?” The […]

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October’s Art in Udaipur

Art is a big part of my every day life. I hardly do anything without […]

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