Priyadharshini R Alagarraj
Current City: Washington, DC
Why did you choose McCourt? I chose McCourt for its focus on research in international development and tech policy. In addition, the international community at McCourt was a huge draw.
What professional/ work experience did you have prior to coming to McCourt? Before coming to McCourt, I worked as a Research Associate for 3 years with IFMR Lead and Madras School of Economics in India.
What has been the best part of your experience so far? The best part of my experience thus far has been the interactions with people from different countries, both in classroom and outside. Apart from that, the professional exposure through research centres on campus has been very valuable.
Student organization involvement while at McCourt: Georgetown Tech Policy Initiative (GTPI), South Asian Policy and Research Initiative (SAPRI)
Undergraduate University, degree, and major: Shiv Nadar University, BSc (Research) Economics
Hobbies/ Interests: Reading up on Tech Policy, Reading Non-Fiction, Painting