Jasmin Randhawa is a first-year student in the Master of International Studies program. She has an academic background focused in political science and international human rights, graduating from UW Tacoma in 2022 with a Bachelors of Arts in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics and minoring in Human Rights. Professionally, she has worked in and currently works in local and federal government. There she has examined policy surrounding environmental, health and wellness, and social justice issues, and assisted in progressive campaign wins and voter recruitment efforts. At the Jackson School, Jasmin’s main areas of interest are climate change and gender equality, with a regional focus on Latin America. She hopes to analyze policy and lived experiences of marginalized groups to see how a global community can better support those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Jasmin is a native speaker of Punjabi and is currently learning Spanish.