Kavya Singh


About Kavya Singh

An economics and international relations (major) second-year undergraduate student at The University of Sydney. She's a bubbly, nerdy economist with a passion for reading and always prepared with a hot cup of cocoa to work towards solving global issues. Her fascination with new places, academic research and challenges has led her to the United States, where she's currently undertaking an exchange semester at the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

Democracy Under Threat?

On 31 March, Turkey headed for its local elections to elect mayors and members of city, district, and village councils. With 57 million eligible voters, this election was a test for the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party in the wake of a major currency crisis last year. Meanwhile in […]


Echo Of Help From Africa

Cyclone Idai, a high-end category 2 tropical cyclone, swept across southern Africa last week. Proclaimed as by what the UN says could be “one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit the southern hemisphere,” hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands more have been affected. Areas […]


Dark Clouds Loom Over New Zealand

As peaceful midday prayers at Al Noor Mosque echoed through its halls, a gunman charged through, killed several worshippers and fled the scene. By the time emergency services responded, the gunman drove to another mosque in the nearby suburb of Linwood and shot at another group of people inside. Deemed […]


Where Are They Going?

“The last thing I remember of Syria before we left, was when my mother was taking me from our place to our grandparents. The roads were full of dead people. {…} I left my kitten, my friend, my school. I miss my home a lot. I hope one day we’ll […]


Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Struggle Continues In Prison 1

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual citizen, is set to go on hunger strike after spending 2 years in a Tehran Jail after being denied access to basic healthcare rights. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Iran since April 2016 for “allegedly plotting to topple the Iranian Government,” and sentenced to five […]