President of the Active Minds Student Advisory Committee
School: New York University
About: Anushka is a student at New York University studying Psychology and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) on the pre-med track. As a former Active Mind’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) member and student ambassador, Anushka is passionate about normalizing conversations about mental health in her community through storytelling. During her freshman year, she spoke at her campus’s TED x NYU event on the topic of “Destigmatizing Mental Health and Illness” amongst college students by sharing her own mental health journey. She currently serves as co-President of the Active Mind’s chapter at NYU. Other than her work as a mental health advocate, she also volunteers as a research assistant at the Social Cognitive Affective Neurodevelopment (SCAN) lab at NYU Langone which aims to study the impact of the pandemic on child neurodevelopment. In her free time, Anushka enjoys exploring different cafes and bookstores around the city.