As Program Coordinator, Pooja Prabhakaran is responsible for working with Ready to Run® NJ and NEW Leadership™. She is responsible for coordinating logistics and facilitating program planning for both programs. This includes participating in the planning process, drafting materials, communicating with program speakers and participants, publicizing and promoting the programs, organizing on-site logistics. Pooja is also responsible for drafting text and developing graphics to deliver CAWP’s message through social media, infographics, and web content.
Prior to CAWP, Pooja worked on two political campaigns for women candidates. Working with women candidates helped Pooja understand the obstacles women face while running for office and led her to become a passionate supporter of CAWP's mission.
Pooja earned her Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers-Newark, and her B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers-New Brunswick.