Abby Govindan, Deputy New York City Regional Chair
Abby Govindan is a junior at Fordham University studying psychology and spanish. She grew up in Houston, Texas, although her parents are originally from Chennai, India. Abby had her political awakening in 2007 at the tender age of 9, when Barack Obama announced his presidential candidacy and platform, and has aligned herself with the Democratic party ever since. After she graduates from Fordham, Abby wants to go to law school and, eventually, be appointed a Supreme Court Justice.
As a member of the E-Board of CDNY, Abby hopes to get as many New York City schools affiliated with CDNY as she can. She has extensive experience working as a marketing intern for several different organizations, including the Manhattan-based company Didit. Additionally, she is currently a marketing intern with Teach for America. Abby’s straightforward approach and affinity for building meaningful relationships has brought her success in organizations she has worked for in the past. Her expertise in client outreach and acquisition makes her the ideal person for the position of Deputy Regional Chair, and she is enthusiastic to hit the ground running.
In her free time, Abby enjoys photography, public speaking, and doing stand-up comedy.