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Chagan SanathuThe Greenlining Institute

Chagan Sanathu currently works to develop personal and professional leadership for 40 UC Berkeley undergraduate students through a residential leadership program, Casa Joaquin Murrieta, a program run by the Greenlining Institute’s Leadership Academy.  Over the years, she has personally trained, mentored and coached 760 young people ranging from ages 16 to 25 through her work with various youth leadership programs. Sanathu graduated in 2012 from Goshen College with a degree in business and public relations. During her time as an undergraduate, she interned at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities where she researched the effects of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income communities, with an emphasis on women who have survived domestic violence. Sanathu is a former board member for the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum-DC Chapter, focusing on fundraising to support the chapter.