Anjali Mangla (ES ‘24, she/her) is a Neuroscience and Global Affairs major from Cheshire, CT. She is passionate about enhancing communication about various global health inequities, while pioneering solutions to these disparities through impactful global health policy and research –– especially pertaining to reproductive health. After interning for an NGO in India where she created training literature on menstrual health, hygiene, and gender-based violence for young women living in underserved communities, she hopes to enact global health policies that ensure that basic menstrual hygiene is accessible for every woman and work to lower global maternal mortality rates. The summer of 2021, she worked at the Taylor Lab as a research assistant investigating endometriosis. She is now researching her biggest scientific curiosity, consciousness, in the Blumenfeld Lab, and also contributes to qualitative research on HIV/AIDS through ENRICH. On campus, she was the Science and Technology Editor at the Yale Daily News last year and oversees consulting for international non-profits as President of the Global Research and Consulting Group. In addition, she works as a Community Health Educator, a Reproductive Health Department Care Coordinator for HAVEN Free Clinic, biology peer tutor, and is the Online Managing Editor for the Yale Review of International Studies. In her free time, she likes to daydream about working at the WHO, hopes to hike on every continent, go on walks with friends, read, and watch commentary YouTubers.