Kiran Rao (She/Her)
Data Analysis Director for Central Valley Scholars
Kiran Rao is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley, where she received a degree in Molecular Environmental Biology and a minor in Global Poverty & Practice. Her path to higher education as a South Asian woman who is also the first in her family to pursue education in the U.S. was met with many challenges that inspired her to get involved with Central Valley Scholars. She is a strong advocate for reducing health disparities, education equity & reform, and ecofeminism. In her free time, she loves HBO, visiting San Francisco, and growing houseplants.