Ilina Talwar is a third year student at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where she is pursuing a dual major in International Affairs and Economics. Although born and raised in India, her studies center on the Middle East. In 2011, Talwar went to Jordan for the regional Round Square Conference. She is currently working with the Fuller Project for International Reporting in Istanbul, Turkey as a journalism intern and regularly writes for Solutions. Previously, Talwar has worked with The British High Commission as well as Carlsberg India. She hopes to pursue a career in foreign policy and global development.