Priya Pandey is the Legislative and Policy Coordinator at the League of Women Voters, where she works with the advocacy and litigation department on the People Powered Fair MapsTM campaign to end partisan gerrymandering.
Priya grew up in Queens, NY where she started volunteering with a local community center on civil rights issues as a high school student in Flushing, Queens and since then she has dedicated her career to serving and empowering others. In 2018, she graduated from Binghamton University with a bachelor’s degree in political science with a focus on international affairs and diplomacy. At Binghamton, Priya worked at the Center for Civic Engagement as a Voter Engagement Coordinator where she helped get students on campus registered to vote and out to the polls. This past year, Priya lived in Germany as a fellow of the 2018-2019 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals, a public diplomacy program jointly funded by Congress and the German Parliament. During her time in Germany Priya volunteered at a local refugee asylum center, managed programming on civic engagement at the German American Center, and worked in the international affairs department for the State Ministry of Baden Württemberg.
When she’s not in the office, Priya enjoys traveling and has lived in three different countries. She also loves playing video games, taking dance classes, and sharing the latest internet memes.