Navjot Kaur

is a Rise Vaccine Education and Mobilization Manager in New York. Navjot is a graduate of the City University of New York and got her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. She believes that education shouldn’t be a barrier to one’s success and has spent the past six years fighting for tuition-free higher education. She is a first generation Punjabi American and carries the perspectives and life experience of those who came before her to shape the lives of those who will come after her. As a working class person of color, Navjot is all too familiar with what can happen when the government doesn’t prioritize the needs of the people it serves. It is her lifelong goal to make politics and government more inclusive. She currently lives in New York State.