Riya Patel from Northeastern University

Riya Patel

Northeastern University

Boston, MA, USA

Last updated March 15, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

Coming from a family of immigrant entrepreneurs, I hope to utilize my business degree to help grow businesses.

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I was born and raised in the charming, southern city of Savannah, GA. I currently am a finance student at Northeastern University, adapting to the Boston winters. I am passionate about business and political activism, as I am a leader at various activism groups in and around Boston. I have a passion for travel, having lived in over 5 different countries.

Interesting Factoid

I have spent the past 8 months, as my university has been remote, living as a digital nomad. I have lived in Croatia, Turkey, and Mexico in the last year. (While maintaining in compliance local COVID-19 protocols) Additonally, I have helped write bills at the Georgia State Legislature, and have spoken at the Georgia State Senate and at the United States Congress about common sense gun legislation.

Countries Visited

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India, United States, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, United Kingdom, Scotland, Aruba, Switzerland, Croatia, Belgium, Maldives, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, France, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Panama, Saudi Arabia

What I Do  

Professional Expertise

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office
Adobe Suite

Professional Interests

Social Media
Business Development

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Equal Pay
Combating Voter Supression
Diversity and Inclusion
LGBTQ Issues
Commonsense Gun Legislation
Women's Rights
Universal Healthcare