Garbhita Shah is the Summer 2021 intern for the CCST team. She is a recent graduate from UC Davis where she majored in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior while minoring in Comparative Literature. She is currently participating in the University of California Center for Sacramento (UCCS) program and is eager to learn more about how science influences public policy in California.
As a first generation graduate and a young professional, Garbhita is passionate about promoting equity and building more community in the fields of STEM and healthcare. Prior to interning with CCST, Garbhita served as the student STEM Coordinator at the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) at UCD. In the Summer of 2019, she had the opportunity to intern with a global health-based non-profit organization in Washington D.C. She hopes that her career will one day find its way back to the nation’s capital city!