I am a rising senior studying Psychology, Political Science, and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. As President of BridgePitt, I strive to build a community across religious as well as political student organizations through working with Pitt’s Interfaith Office. “We spend too much time talking about each other, at each other, past each other, and not enough time talking with each other.” Daryl Davis
I am a junior at The University of Kansas studying music therapy and musicology, with an emphasis in percussion. I am the current and active President and Founder of the KU BridgeUSA chapter. “Politics runs in every human being, and so does music” -Kapil Sibal.
I am a current student at the University of Notre Dame studying political science. Outside of promoting civil discussion, I enjoy working with youth, running half marathons, and rooting for Detroit sports teams! “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead
I am an undergrad student at Arizona State University studying Political Science and Justice Studies. I am the Vice President of Operations at ASU and work on expanding chapters to more schools across the country for BridgeUSA. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.” – JFK
I am a recent graduate from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in communication. I joined BridgeUSA because I believe in the power of empathy and learning to understand where each person is coming from.
Hi, my name is Arjun Rondla and I’m proud to be on the BridgeUSA team! I’m a native of Houston, Texas and a sophomore at Arizona State majoring in political science. I’m super passionate about promoting bipartisanship in our politics. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” —Ronald Reagan
I am a senior at UC Berkeley, majoring in political science with a minor in political economy. I first became involved with Bridge at the chapter level before making my way to the national team. I am currently on the community building team working to build relationships with other organizations. When not talking about how we can solve the political divide you can find me talking about anything business or finance related.] “You are not Atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you.” -Vandana Shiva
I graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science and Justice Studies. I was the Vice President of Events for the BridgeASU chapter in 2018/2019. “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” -Audre Lorde
I direct chapter presidents and coordinate with school administrators for events. I also am the Executive Development Editor of Bridge: A Journal of Diverse Perspectives, our academic journal, and handle internal document communications.
I founded the ASU chapter back in the height of the drama that was the 2016 election. I currently work as an engineer for Raytheon Missile Systems. Aspiring to run for local office one day. “Confidence may breed success, but integrity and morality establish a lasting impact.”
I am an engineer from Arizona State University who is passionate about creating a civil environment to discuss issues with others. I want to use my technical training to help Bridge through data automation and analytics.
Trevor is studying Communication and Political Science at Oregon State University. He is passionate about investigating the beliefs and values that undergird the diverse perspectives in the American political discourse. His friends appreciate his tendency to pick arguments with them.