Shruti is an undergraduate student at the George Washington University, majoring in international affairs and economics. Her concentration is in international development, specifically in finding sustainable economic solutions for poverty and promoting women’s economic empowerment. Shruti joins Foreign Policy for America with past experience in the nonprofit sector. Shruti was a Global Programs intern at the Global Fairness Initiative where she worked on development programs that tackled issues ranging from child labor in Nepal to gender inequality in Guinea-Bissau. Shruti also serves on the advisory board of the Open Arms Refugee Initiative. She will graduate from the Elliott School of International Affairs in December 2018. Contact Shruti at