Jade is a graduate student from Silver Spring, Maryland pursuing a Master's in Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD), with a focus on international development. In the future, she hopes to help women in developing countries attain access to a better education, specifically working in East and South Asia. Prior to graduate school, she attended UMD and received a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Spanish. She then took a gap year to teach English abroad in China, where the experience of learning about a different education system furthered her interest in education policy. After returning from China, she worked at FHI 360 facilitating international exchange programs for visitors from all over the world. She hopes to bring her experiences to Nepal to work with BASE to help kamlari women integrate into and contribute to their communities.