Aditya Voleti is an MPP candidate at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs with an extensive background in education and policy experience. He was a Teach for America Corps member in Kansas City, on the founding team of a startup incubator investing in education ventures, and a fellow at the Mayor’s Office of Kansas City – where he created a regional plan to build a teacher pipeline to bring early childhood educators to the area. Most recently, Aditya was at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), working as a Special Advisor to the Secretary in Workforce Development. At Luskin, Aditya continues to work at the intersection or workforce development and equity. He is currently a Graduate Student Researcher at the Luskin Center for Innovation, working on two workforce development reports (for CalEPA and LADWP) with an emphasis on workforce diversification and just transition. Aditya graduated from Brown University in 2011 with a degree in Mathematics and Sanskrit.