Aadhiti Vallatharasu is serving as a Student Research Assistant for the center’s Leadership Development Program in spring 2022. She is a sophomore undergraduate at the University of Maryland, majoring in Government and Politics and minoring in Law and Society. Previously she has been involved in policy and political spheres, working in the Office of Senator Markey, Representative Cheri Bustos, and political campaigns across the country. On-campus she is a member of SGA's Sexual Misconduct Prevention Committee and is the community service chair of her pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. Her passions lie in the promotion of civil rights and examining criminal injustice.