Manya Gupta

Manya Gupta is an alumna of Global Citizen Year Academy’s inaugural cohort and an incoming freshman at the University of Pennsylvania. She cares about global health and equitable international development, South Asian history, gender, and the medical humanities. In the past, she captained Team India to victory at the World Schools Debating Championship, the world’s largest debating tournament for high schoolers. She’s spending her gap year at home in Jaipur, India, working on personal projects and nonprofit volunteer roles, reading romantic comedies, and figuring out how Notion actually works.