Divyansh Kaushik is a PhD student in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where he is an Amazon Graduate Research Fellow studying artificial intelligence. He currently serves as the President of Carnegie Mellon University’s Graduate Student Assembly. In this role, he has led advocacy efforts on higher education, science funding, and immigration issues at all levels of government. His work has been featured in prominent national media outlets including Politico, Chronicle of Higher Education, and PBS Newshour.