Student Spotlight

Student Leader Spotlight: Arundhati Pandey MPA ’24

Posted Apr 24 2024
Arundhati Pandey MPA ’24

Arundhati is a second-year student at SIPA. Growing up across diverse cultures and continents, she identifies as a third culture kid. Prior to moving to the US, she worked in the development sector in the space of agriculture livelihoods and environment conservation, and gender policy. She was also one of the youngest to be nominated for the World Economic Forum’s initiative Global Shapers Community. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, music, dancing, traveling and dad jokes; and can love being both a homebody and an adventurer.

Advice to SIPA students: We’re all in the same boat so don’t hesitate to reach out and don’t hesitate to help others because that’s what would make this student life experience more fulfilling.

SIPA Campus Involvement/Leadership Position(s): Peer Advisor for Fall 2023
Degree: MPA
Concentration: Economic and Political Development (EPD)
Specialization: Regional specialization in Africa and International Conflict Resolution