Ankita Mallik '23 has spent six weeks – from June 21 to July 31, as a 2022 Democracy Summer Fellow with her campaign assignment to Congressman Tom Malinowski in his Basking Ridge office. She will continue her work as an intern until the end of the summer. Ankita’s participation in this program joins over 60 campaigns of Democratic members of Congress for a summer of education, organizing, and progress.
“I have greatly valued my participation in the Democracy Summer Program,” she stated. “I have had the chance to listen to many amazing speakers on various topics concerning our democracy. Paired with this program, I have been working as a fellow with Tom Malinowski's Congressional Campaign. Working as a fellow has helped me gain insight into political campaigns, further my interest in politics, and improve skills involving public-speaking and canvassing. I am grateful for this opportunity.”
Ankita, who is interested in pursuing a career in political science, is the Vice-President of Junior State of America chapter at Mount Saint Mary Academy. She also competes in events Public Forum Debate and Oral Interpretation on the Speech and Debate Team. Ankita serves as Co-President of Society of Women Engineers at the Mount where she is taking AP Government and Politics and AP United States History.