A student of sociology at Atlanta, Georgia’s Emory University, Maral Cavner plans to pursue a career in international relations. Her academic interests include the portrayal of non-Western cultures in the US media and the correlation between cultural and social evolution.
Maral Cavner has undertaken two significant internships with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and the International Campaign for Tibet based out of Washington, DC. Her interest in the struggles of the Tibetan people is further reflected in her involvement with Emory’s Machik Chapter, a non-political campaign dedicated to supporting educations initiatives throughout Tibet. Ms. Cavner has been a member of Machik Chapter since 2011 and served as the organization’s Vice President from the fall of 2011 to the fall of 2012.
Other social service and community outreach programs that enjoy Ms. Cavner’s support include the Emory Reads tutoring organization and the Emory Dream Project, a mentor group that assists underprivileged high school students with college applications and financial aid procurement. Maral Cavner will graduate from Emory with her bachelor of arts in May of 2013.