Makeda Barr-Brown is a senior from Hartford, CT majoring in International Relations with minors in History, Africana Studies, and Cinema and Media Studies. She was a 2018 CASI intern at LEAP Skills Academy in New Delhi. Within her major, she focuses on studying South African Politics, but has also done work on globalization and corruption in Latin America and Mongolia. Outside of her academic interests, she is the President of Bent Button Productions, the External Communications Director for the F-Word Magazine, a blogger for IMPACT magazine, and a RA in Harrison College House. In her free time, Makeda enjoys traveling, watching movies, exploring Philly, and cooking.