On the inaugural episode of A. Gilman Podcast, 2017 Gilman Scholar Shriya Bhattacharya introduces us to her adventures in Brussels, Belgium, and how her experiences abroad led her to land her dream post-graduation job at the United Nations Foundation.
Shriya Bhattacharya is an Indian-American former Gilman Scholarship alumna (Belgium, 2017), who now works in Washington D.C at the United Nations Foundation as the Coordinator of the Universal Access Project. She is also a health and politics writer for Brown Girl Magazine, the first-ever global multimedia publication dedicated to South Asian self-expression and dialogue. She has also been published in Teen Vogue and Ms. Magazine and her reporting interests include women's health, youth activism, and immigrant rights. Shriya graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2018 with a degree in International Relations and Dance.
Calling all musically gifted Gilman Scholars and Alumni, the A. Gilman Podcast needs your help! Whether you are a Launchpad enthusiast or a classically trained saxophonist, we would love for you to try your hand at creating the official theme music for the A. Gilman Podcast. Please create an original upbeat, pop/jazzy track that is no less than 30-seconds, and email your creation as an MP3 to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 17th at 5:00 pm EST. You can also share the file with us via Google Drive. Tune into our new episode on August 3rd for the winner to be revealed. Oh, did we mention that there is a prize for the winning composer?