Aseem Mehta

Aseem Mehta

Aseem Mehta is in his second year at Yale College, studying Ethics, Politics & Economics. He has focused on understanding the link between public health, international law and human rights, having spent time in Cairo, Egypt. His activities at Yale have included researching HIV intervention strategies in African-American communities, co-managing a portion of Yale’s socially responsible investment portfolio, and pretending to be lawyerly for the undergraduate mock trial team. Aseem has spent past summers developing an advocacy plan for increasing addiction recovery services in Minneapolis, and uncovering the effectiveness of HIV-clinic pilot programs in Boston. He will spend next summer researching minority rights issues in Paris and working on prison reform projects in New York. But mostly Aseem will be exploring the secrets of Brooklyn via longboard and video camera.