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Abhiram Reddy (Secretary-General)

 

Abhiram Reddy is a third-year student majoring in International Relations with minors in Economics and East Asian Area Studies. He was born and raised in Woodridge, Illinois but has lived for several years in Hyderabad, India. Within USC Model United Nations, Abhiram has served as a member of the Training Directorate. At past TrojanMUNs, he has been the Under Secretary-General of Delegate Affairs as well as the Head Chair of the Ad-Hoc Committee. Outside of MUN he serves as an editor for the Southern California International Review, a research assistant at the Lab on Non-Democratic Politics, and is a member of Trojan Advocates for Political Progress. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, exploring Los Angeles, and planning his next Disneyland trip.

 

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Kabir Badiani (Deputy Secretary-General)

Kabir Badiani is a third-year student majoring in International Relations and Global Business. He is from Mumbai, India. Within MUNSC, Kabir currently serves as Vice President, and was formerly the Director of New Member Training. At past TrojanMUNs he has been a chair of the ICTY committee, as well as the USG of Crisis Committees. Kabir also served as the Head Chair of the Pakistani Government committee at SCMUN 2016 and UNSC at SCMUN 2017. Kabir is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and enjoys hiking and German Shepherds.

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Bansini Doshi (Director-General)

Bansini Doshi is a third-year student majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Future Cinema. She is from Carlsbad, California but has lived most of her life in Mumbai, India. Within TrojanMUN, Bansini has served as an Assistant Crisis Director as well as a Chair for UNICEF. She is currently an active member of Sigma Eta Pi: a co-ed entrepreneurship fraternity as well as the Assistant Marketing Director of the Brand New Theater Company. In her free time, she enjoys painting, making memes, and finding her next business venture.

Rahul Francis (President)

Rahul Francis is a third-year student majoring in Business Administration, and minoring in Computer Programming and International Relations. He is originally from New York City. He has served as President of USC Model United Nations since January 2018. This will be his third TrojanMUN, having served as Head Chair of the National Security Council in 2017. In his free time, he enjoys cooking for his friends as well as doing the New York Times crossword. He looks forward to welcoming delegates old and new to what will undoubtedly be the biggest and best TrojanMUN yet.

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Zoie Petrakis (Chargé d'Affaires)

Zoie Petrakis is a fourth-year student majoring in International Relations and Classics with a minor in Spanish. She grew up in both Huntington Beach, California as well as Crete, Greece. Within MUNSC, Zoie currently serves as one of the Directors of Team Training and has previously held roles as President and Director of New Member Training. At past TrojanMUNs, Zoie has served as the USG of Specialized Bodies and the Head Chair of the Soviet Politburo. In her free time, Zoie enjoys reading classical literature, hosting platter parties, and traveling.

Larissa Qian (USG of General Assemblies)

Larissa Qian is a second-year student majoring in International Relations and Global Business. She was born and raised in Oakland, California, but has lived all throughout the Bay Area. Larissa currently serves as MUNSC's Director of Recruitment and has previously staffed TrojanMUN's Ad-Hoc committee. In the off-chance that she is not doing something MUN-related on campus, Larissa also plays for the USC Women’s Club Water Polo Team and is an a member of the editing board for the USC Journal of Law and Society. She loves to explore the city of Los Angeles, hike, take pictures of trendy food, and take advantage of anywhere that offers a student discount! Larissa is looking forward to amazing debate and the best TrojanMUN yet!

Jake Bubman (USG of Specialized Bodies)

Jake Bubman is a second-year student majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy with a minor in Spanish. He was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. As an active member of MUNSC, Jake has staffed the Ad-Hoc Committee at TrojanMUN 2017, and has served as a Chair of DISEC at SCMUN 2018. In his free time, he enjoys singing with his a cappella group (the SoCal VoCals), binging new Netflix shows, going on Buzzfeed, and finding the best places to eat in LA. 

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Nayanika Kapoor (USG of Crisis Committees)

Nayanika Kapoor is a third-year student majoring in Journalism and Political Science with a minor in East Asian Languages and Cultures. She was born and raised in Palo Alto, California. Within MUNSC, Nayanika has served as the Director of New Member Training for MUNSC and USG of Delegate Affairs for SCMUN. She has been the Crisis Director for TrojanMUN's secret JCC last year, and has chaired novice committees for SCMUN. Outside of MUN, she serves as the Vice-President of Internal Relations for Trojan Advocates for Political Progress and is a columnist for the Daily Trojan. She likes to travel, write, watch New Girl and eat good food. 

Jonathan Flores (USG of Crisis Committees)

Jonathan Flores is a fourth-year student majoring in Political Science. He was born and raised in Palmdale, California. Jonathan has had the unique privilege of being part of two top 50 MUN programs to which he has provided the necessary resources to become one of USC's Directors of Team Training. He has also had a distinctive opportunity in participating at two TrojanMUNs as a delegate before transferring and becoming the chair of DISEC at TrojanMUN 2018. In his free time, Jonathan loves to go to the beach to see the amazing artwork and interesting people around the California coast #WestCoastBestCoast!

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Natasha Shields (Director of Marketing)

 

Natasha Shields is a third-year student majoring in Economics and minoring in Music Production that is originally from Lahore, Pakistan. Natasha has served as the chair of Knights of the Round Table at TrojanMUN 2017 and staffed the JCC: Trojan War at TrojanMUN 2016, and is currently MUNSC's Director of External Relations. As the Director of Marketing for TrojanMUN, Natasha is working towards creating an accessible and comprehensive platform for all TrojanMUN delegates and staff. Needless to say, she adores her chai. But when she's not busy debating over different tea brands, she can be found meticulously pouring over Computer Science textbooks, or writing her own songs.

Ruby He (Director of Finance)

Ruby is a second-year student majoring in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. She is interested in pursuing a career in finance or accounting. Ruby is from Miami, Florida. This is her fourth year being involved in Model United Nations and her second year at TrojanMUN. She has co-chaired ECOFIN at SCMUN 2018 and was deputy chair of INTERPOL at TrojanMUN 2017. Outside of MUN, Ruby's interests include fashion, spending time at the beach, and playing her ukulele.

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Paul Boulos (Director of Conference)

Paul Boulos is currently a third-year student studying Business Administration and Cognitive Science. He was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, a multi-cultural city located on the crossroads of the Middle-East, Europe, and Africa. Traveling to those areas as a child sparked his interest in international relations, global topics, and, of-course, MUNs! His experience includes participating in ECOSOC and SOCHUM committees and serving as deputy chair for SPECPOL at TrojanMUN 2017 and as Co-Chair for DISEC at SCMUN 2018. During his free time, he loves hanging out with friends, listening to EDM/Indie music, exploring L.A., and eating good food!