Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anushree studies urban planning and economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She hopes to work across the public and private sectors to drive structural changes that connect the climate crisis to local issues and inequities. Her research in the social sciences and leadership in campus sustainability organizations have strengthened her belief in deep community engagement as a catalyst for change. By taking an interdisciplinary approach that combines law, planning, conflict resolution, participatory research, and data science, she’s committed to a public service career creating policies that are human-centered and address climate injustices, creating co-benefits for diverse communities. She also loves to write, cook, sing, and explore lived environments on foot and public transit.