As a Ph.D. student at George Mason University in Arlington, VA, Divya Srinivasan has delved into a variety of Public Policy issues during the course of her study. She has written papers on defense spending, multinational firms, social policy issues, and welfare programs involving healthcare. Within healthcare, she developed her line of expertise, with an interest in healthcare information technology (HIT). Divya completed her Masters in Public Policy (MPP) at the University of Texas at Dallas in 2011, and her BBA in Finance at Texas A&M University in 2009. She was an undergraduate research scholar at Texas A&M University. Divya has interned in Houston for Merrill Lynch, after which she switched gears to policy organizations in DC and Virginia including the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Healthcare Information Management Systems (HIMSS), and the National Housing Trust. She is currently working with Cochrane Collaboration & the Public Policy team at George Mason University. Her other interests include singing/ voice training lessons as well as yoga, travelling, and art.
Author by Divya Srinivasan In previous issues, we featured winning essays of the Hindu American Foundation’s NextGen Essay Contest. This month, we share an essay by Divya Srinivasan, a doctoral student pursuing a Ph.D in public policy at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and …