Graduate Admissions Counselor
Former Associate Director of Admissions at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and McCourt School of Public Policy
Indhika is a former Associate Director of Admissions at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and McCourt School of Public Policy. Indhika specializes in students seeking graduate degrees in international affairs, international development, public policy, data analytics, and humanities and education programs.
She also managed enrollment operations for a mobile-first MBA program and reviews applications for the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program.
At The Walsh School of Foreign Service, Indhika helped launch an international development graduate program – The Global Human Development Program. While directing admissions for the program’s inaugural cohorts, she established a robust admissions review process, including a comprehensive interview component. She also managed co-curricular offerings, academic advising, and alumni affairs. At the McCourt School of Public Policy, she oversaw admissions for five graduate programs, including the launch of the school’s data science graduate degree.
Indhika’s professional journey in the field of education spans kindergarten through graduate admissions. She has taught peace education to elementary students, trained teachers on inquiry-based education, advised college students interning in Washington, DC, and served on the board of a non-traditional public charter school. Indhika has a BA with Honors and MA in Cultural and Social Anthropology from Stanford University, and a MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University.
Indhika grew up in Sri Lanka and Uganda before moving to New York City at the age of 12. She currently lives in Washington, DC – a city she arrived in 17 years ago with the intention of staying for, at most, two years. She shares a home with her husband, daughter, and poorly behaved cat. In her free time, Indhika enjoys reading contemporary fiction and watching science fantasy.
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