Gia, a sophomore at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, is currently pursuing a double major in Journalism and Political Science. Hailing from the BEST city in the world–New York City–Gia went to Trinity School where she graduated in 2020. At Trinity, she was engaged in a number of academic and extracurricular activities including being Vice President of Trinity's Senate; president of her acapella group, Women of Color, and South Asian Affairs; as well as being the recipient of The Class of 1995 Spirit Award and the Faculty Award in her senior year. Until last year, Gia worked with students to develop their reading and writing skills and additionally tutored children in piano and music theory. Gia played piano competitively throughout high school, and was a member of the Young People’s Chorus of NYC for six years. After graduating from Trinity, Gia attended New York University for one year and was named a member of the Presidential Honors Society for her academic performance.This past fall, she transferred to Northwestern where she currently studies (and freezes!). At Northwestern, Gia is an alto in X-Factors acapella and an editorial board member for Spoon University, a food literary magazine where she’s a frequent contributor. Gia is a humanities enthusiast—she loves to read and write, and is extremely passionate about politics, economics, and issues of civil justice reform having worked at the United Nations and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Gia is a passionate learner who is always ready for new challenges and learning opportunities.

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