The Olympics are one of the most-watched sporting competitions across the globe. Athletes from every corner around the world desire to represent their nation in the sport they love. However, for a lot of these athletes, their opponents are not the only ones they need to compete with. They must fight with the political system in their country, their societies, the financial burden, and as a woman, these obstacles are magnified tenfold.
Priyanka is a second-year student at the University of British Columbia. Having lived in five countries, she has a profound connection with both people and places. Her international upbringing and perspective is a valuable asset and has spurred her interest in studying International Economics, specifically developmental economics and globalization. Priyanka enjoys media in every way shape and form, and strongly believes that it has a significant impact on one’s outlook and life. That media is an incredibly powerful tool if used correctly and weapon if used dangerously. In her free time she enjoys producing music, watching movies, and exploring new places.
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