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Isha Tendolkar is a program associate for the International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) and Fostering Liberal Arts Knowledge and Connections (FLAKC) programs. Tendolkar graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in public health, focusing on health disparities. Prior to joining the SSRC, she worked at a political advocacy nonprofit assisting on projects related to clean water legislation, environmental justice, and health equity. Her primary interests include humanitarian law and the interactions between both civil and human rights and health.