Rishika Rawat (she/her) currently lives in the Bay Area, where she was born and raised. She recently graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in political science.
During her time in college, she participated in several organizations on and off campus. She served on the Political Team and acted as Publicity Director for the College Democrats of UCI. She also interned for Pete Hardin during his campaign for District Attorney of Orange County. Her work included outreach and volunteer recruitment, as well as organizing events and social media content. In addition, she was involved in Women in Leadership and Planned Parenthood Generation Action at UCI.
In her free time, Rishika enjoys experimenting with new recipes, reading, and traveling with her friends and family.