Varshini Prakash is originally from Acton, MA. She is currently a freshman at Umass Amherst and is majoring in Environmental Science in the College of Natural Sciences. She is deeply passionate about the environment and its conservation and plans to do advocacy and legislative work in the future. Varshini hopes the Permaculture Committee will give her the tools and support to raise awareness of environmental issues in her community and beyond. In her free time, Varshini enjoys singing loudly, youtubing, and recycling.