Pratima Garg is an MPP candidate at Yale interested in working on development and environment policy in India. Previously, she has worked with a member of Parliament in India, led state-wide initiatives to improve the elementary education system in Himachal Pradesh, and more recently helped build Rocket Learning, a not-for-profit that leverages technology to improve early childhood education. She aspires to increase women's representation in Indian politics and serve as an elected representative in the future with a focus on development and environmental issues. As a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University, she focused on China’s rapid development and how the country is mitigating the resulting environmental damage. She majored in economics at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.