Rekha Kennedy is a third-year student at Yale Law School. She is interested in researching emerging issues in technology, economic development, and democracy promotion. Before law school, Rekha worked in various technology startups. As a Commercial Innovation Fellow at a social impact startup in Nairobi, Kenya, she worked on financial inclusion issues in East Africa. At law school, Rekha is an Articles Editor for the Yale Law Journal, Co-President of Yale's chapter of the American Constitution Society, and a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Most recently, as a student in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project, she is engaged in litigation focused on holding the fossil fuel industry accountable for climate change. During law school, Rekha served as a legal clerk for Senator Blumenthal on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she drafted bills, memos, and speeches on issues ranging from social media regulation to veterans' affairs. Rekha graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University, where she holds a BA in Political Science and Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies.