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University of California, Berkeley
Gaurav Lalsinghani is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, with degrees in both statistics and political science with a concentration in international relations. They are highly passionate about data analysis and legal research in the context of public health, education, economic strategy, and technology. They have previously worked as a data analyst at various levels of government, from the city of Los Angeles to the World Health Organization. They served on UCLA's inaugural Student Advisory Board on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion during their undergraduate career. They also co-founded OUTlet, a bi-monthly dialogue series to explore how mental illness is experienced within queer communities, and received the Ezekiel Webber Leadership in Activism and Education Award for their service. Since then, they have authored several publications, including a research thesis on factors surrounding the resettlement patterns of LGBTQ+ refugees and a report on the disciplinary norms of data collection on sexual and gender minorities. Alongside their professional obligations, they have served as a junior board member for InReach, the world’s first tech platform matching LGBTQ+ people with safe, verified resources. They are currently pursuing their J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley - School of Law.