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awards & honors

McCoy Center for Ethics Graduate Student Fellowship (2022)

Bradley Law Student Fellowship (2022)

Economic Hardship Reporting Project Grant (2022)

Postcolonial Studies Association Postgraduate Essay Prize (2021)

Jeffrey S. Haber Award for Student Scholarship (2021)
Dukeminier Awards Journal Student Writing Contest Winner (2021)

David M. Rubenstein Scholarship, University of Chicago (2020, declined)

Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholarship, New York University (2020, declined)

Charles Elias Shepard Scholarship for Graduate Study (2019)

SOAS University of London Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship (2019)

Boisfeuillet Jones Medal, Emory University (2019)

Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Honors Fellowship (2018)

Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship Fellowship (2016)

Highest Honors on Undergraduate Thesis (2019)

Award for Excellence in Psychology and Linguistics (2019)

Tom and Chris Allen Scholarship, Emory University (2018)

Annie Hall Award for Outstanding Essays, Emory University (2018)

Artistine Mann Award for Best Creative Nonfiction, Emory University (2017)

Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship Fellowship (2017)

Washington Leadership Fellowship (2017)

Phi Beta Kappa (2017)

Robert W. Woodruff Scholarship, Emory University (2015) 

professional experience

Law Clerk, ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project (2022)

Haber Fellow, The Williams Institute at UCLA Law School (2021)

Associate Product Marketing Manager Intern, Google (2018)

Legislative Intern, Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (2017)


Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stanford University (2023)

Graduate Mentor, English Department, Stanford University (2021-22)

Graduate Mentor, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University (2020-21) 

Teaching Assistant, What Does It Mean to Be Human?, Emory University (2019)

Teaching Assistant, Bollywood and the New Indian Woman, Emory University (2018) 

Teaching Assistant, The Power of Black Self-Love, Emory University (2017)

invited talks


“Postcolonial x Queer Theory: Intersections, Tensions, and Next Steps.” Guest lecture for the class "Introduction to Queer Theory." Invited by instructors, Jenny Evans and Míša Stekl. Stanford University (2022)

"The Carceral Justice System." Guest lecture for the class "Black Feminism and Anti-Carceral Resistance." Invited by instructor, Dr. Margarita Rosa. Stanford University (2021)

“Queer Abolitionism.” Guest lecture for the class "LGBTQ Activism." Invited by instructor, Dr. Eli Kean. University of Missouri (2022)

community involvement

Student Representative, Modern Thought and Literature Committee-in-Charge (2021-present)

Deputy Senior Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review (2021-23)

Public Interest Law Fellow, John and Terry Levin Center at Stanford Law School (2021-23)

Co-President, Middle Eastern and South Asian Law Students Association (2021-22)

Vice President, Disability and Mental Health Network at Stanford Law School (2021-22)
Articles Editor, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (2020-21)

Volunteer, Stanford Law Transgender, Gender-Nonconforming, and Intersex Pro Bono Project (2020-22)

Working Group Member, Law and Literature in the Global South (2021-22)

Board Member, Stanford Arts + Justice (2022-23)

Fiction Reader, The Rumpus (2022)

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