Dharini Parthasarathy

Dharini Parthasarathy was born in Abu Dhabi, UAE but pursued education in Chennai, India in high school. After high school graduation, she moved to the US for college. She graduated from Miami University—Oxford in 2017, with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics & Statistics. During her years at Miami, she worked as an International Orientation Leader for two years and in International Student and Scholar Services for a year. She was also part of a three-year leadership certification program for Engineering students called the Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute. Through the Institute, she was part of a University-wide endeavor called Listen4Insight, a podcast series that interviewed leaders in different fields about their thoughts on creativity, innovation, and leadership. At New York University, she's excited to work with faculty and students with different experiences and goals in higher education and to shape her own career, values, and goals.

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Passion for Leadership: How I Found My Graduate Field

Dharini, a graduate student at New York University, found her purpose and passion for helping students when participating in a special leadership program during undergrad. Read on to learn more about her student journey and how it led her to the field of Higher Education and Student Affairs. read more