Lakshmi Sridaran is the Director of National Policy and Advocacy at South Asians Leading Together (SAALT). Previously, she served as the Policy Director for The Praxis Project, an organization focused on health justice in communities of color. She also completed six years of work supporting public infrastructure in New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Lakshmi holds a Masters degree in City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Ethnic Studies from The University of California, Berkeley.