Shana Pareemamun is the program assistant for Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa. She graduated from NYU in 2020 with a B.A. in politics and economics. She studied African politics and international development and wrote articles on current affairs in Sub-Saharan Africa for an NYU publication. Shana comes from the small island of Mauritius and has previously lived and studied in Florence, Italy and in London, England while at NYU. She has experience working with non-profits on issues pertaining to education, hunger, and the criminal justice system.