Reva Abrol is a Former Analyst and Princeton in Asia Fellow at IDFC Institute. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics (High Honors) from Princeton University in June 2018. Reva has been awarded the Princeton in Asia Fellowship to join the IDFC Institute Internship Program.
Over the course of her undergraduate career, Reva interned with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C., the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, and a non-profit focused on impact investment for poverty alleviation in Bolivia. During these internships, Reva performed a cross-section of work in policy research, speechwriting, and investment analysis for local and global energy and environmental initiatives. At Princeton, Reva served as a Head Fellow at the Princeton Writing Center and a student associate at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, for which she has facilitated diplomatic conferences in New York and Austria and has presented research papers on issues ranging from gender-based violence in Colombia to the role of law and religion in the evolution of Indian data privacy norms. In her final year, she completed an undergraduate thesis examining the effects of compliance monitoring and global banking integration on compliance with international standards on combating the financing of terrorism, for which she won several research grants.