Riya Patel joined IJIS in November 2021 and serves as IJIS Institute’s Project Specialist. She manages the Institute’s social media platforms and offers support for ongoing committee projects. Riya also aids the organization in planning and organizing events and seminars as well as assisting the web development team in redesigning and reorganization the Institute’s website.
Riya graduated from Northeastern University with a Master’s in Public Administration in May 2021 and Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice in December 2020. Previously, she has worked with Final Salute Inc. and OSM Advisory Group to provide evidence based policies to improve the lives of underprivileged and marginalized populations.