ADITI VARSHNEYA

Research Associate, Ocean Collectiv

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Aditi is a "third-culture kid" who lived in India, China, Singapore, and Italy before arriving in the United States. A graduating senior at NYU, Aditi was awarded the Metropolitan Studies Program Prize for distinguished academic achievement and has been accepted as a Master of Urban Planning student at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service. She recently completed an honors thesis on community-driven climate resilience in New York City. Passionate about urban environmental justice and participatory policymaking, Aditi plans to build a career around creating equitable, resilient cities. She has held positions with the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, the NYU Office of Sustainability, Food Water Watch, Bronx Community Board 6, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice.