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Reporting for the Pulitzer Center – Praveena Somasundaram

Ramya, who married her uncle at age 14, in her home in Athimoor. Image by Praveena Somasundaram. India, 2017. Pulitzer Center.

Praveena Somasundaram is a rising senior in The Early College at Guilford program. She is the features editor of The Guilfordian, Guilford College’s award-winning student newspaper. Praveena has always been interested in gender inequity and intends for her project to bring more awareness to the issue. Aside from academics, Praveena spends her time volunteering with nonprofit organizations in Greensboro, North Carolina. In the future, she plans to pursue her interests in both science and journalism.

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