A proud Michigan native, Pavitra comes to NDTC with a background in grassroots organizing and training. She got her start as a field organizer on President Obama's re-election campaign in Ann Arbor, Michigan where she first fell in love with organizing. Since then, she has spent time with the National Organization for Women and People for the American Way working to expand their grassroots efforts to reach women of color across the country. Most recently during the 2016 election, she worked as Training Director for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in Iowa where she managed the statewide training program.
Pavitra is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in political science, focusing on American politics and gender studies. In her spare time, she enjoys all reality television, attending the Lyric Opera, and cheering on Michigan sports. Go blue!