Neeki MemarzadehInternational Affairs
Neeki Memarzadeh is a fourth year born and raised in Atlanta. She is pursuing a joint Bachelors/Masters degree in International Affairs, with a focus in Modernization & Development and Science & Technology. As an Iranian-American, international relations and politics have always been a part of Neeki's life, and her heritage has shaped her academic and professional interests.
She attended the Atlanta International School where she studied French and Mandarin Chinese. She continued her language studies at Georgia Tech: through taking Farsi classes, completing a Mandarin minor, and a semester exchange at Sciences Po in Paris, where she pursued political science coursework in French and English.
Neeki has had the opportunity to complete several internships in college. Most recently, she served as a Legislative Intern in the Office of Congressman John Lewis, where she performed legislative research and briefed congressional staff in many areas, including labor and trade, reproductive health, criminal justice reform, agriculture, and immigration.
She has been involved with a host of activities during her time at Tech, including Alpha Chi Omega, the Iranian Student Association, Student Government Association, and Omicron Delta Kappa. Currently, Neeki serves as the Chair of the Georgia Tech Women's Leadership Conference, which she has been involved with since her freshman year. This year's conference, themed "Silent No More", aims to inspire Georgia Tech women to speak out against inequality and challenge the status quo.