Pratik grew up in Franklin, Tennessee. After graduating from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering, Pratik moved to India for five years. While in India, he earned his Master’s degree from the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. Pratik returned to the U.S. in 2014 and joined Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition (W.O.M.E.N) as Development Coordinator. Pratik first learned about the work of TIRRC by attending the annual TIRRC convention in 2014. He joined the staff in March of 2015. Pratik’s role at TIRRC includes organizing the South Asian community in Tennessee, and directing our work to build the immigrant electorate through registering voters and engaging immigrants in the electoral process.