Sneha Thayil is a research professional, developing conferences from inception to execution. She has previously lived in Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Singapore, Italy, Somalia, and various cities in the United States. Sneha holds a M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. Sneha is passionate about inclusive, multidisciplinary methods to build peaceful and sustainable societies.