At the time of the recording, Nitya was a senior and Pat a sophomore at U-M-B-C, the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Nitya plans on applying to medical school, having majored in Biology, with a minor in writing. Pat’s majoring in Global Studies and plans to pursue a masters in education and become a teacher.
The two met during their involvement in student government at U-M-B-C.
They discuss civic agency at U-M-B-C, the nature of leadership, the power of story and the importance of intercultural communication.