ByNina Bhattacharya

Nina Bhattacharya is getting ready to move to DC, where she plans to ride the bus to the health policy organization where she works. She is a dancer, Bollywood enthusiast, and collector of statement necklaces. Find her on Twitter!

  1. The cockroaches crawling over the seats only marked the beginning of the twenty-plus hour hell about to commence. By the time the other students noticed the insects slowly emerging from the plush, reclining seats, it was too late to turn back. It was the summer after my freshman year of college, and I was in Indonesia with a professor and about fifteen students to interview government officials and NGO leaders about development of democracy and…