Abhidnya Kurve is earning her Masters of Public Health at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). Her areas of interest are health policy and advocacy. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Mumbai University in India. As a Nutrition Advisor she has work experience in program development and implementation of initiatives to raise nutrition and health awareness across India. Working with culturally and economically diverse communities across India fueled her interest in public health. Abhidnya believes that health policy initiatives that help capacity building in communities have the most favorable health outcomes. Her aim is to work constructively with communities to develop comprehensive public health policies and programs that promote healthy living. Her internship at MPHA is a step towards that goal!