Malavika joined SID-United States as a Program Coordinator in September 2021. In her role, she manages programming efforts including workgroup meetings and events, and coordinating with work-group Co-Chairs.

Her former experience with SID-US was as a Program Associate. Malavika has also worked in refugee resettlement and advocacy with local organizations in upstate NY, as well as with university-level offices in promoting public health initiatives to college students. She has an interest in visual communications and journalism, which she fostered as founder and editor-in-chief for a student run magazine at her alma mater.

Malavika has a Master of Science in Public Relations from Syracuse University, with a focus on understanding cultural community factors in information access and gathering. Malavika has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, also from Syracuse University. In her free time, Malavika can be found baking in her kitchen. She is originally from Mumbai, India.