Election Year: 2020
Election Constituency: United States of America
Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence
Rhodes Identifier: Indiana & Keble 2020
Prathm Juneja is a 5th-year student at the University of Notre Dame, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science and B.S. in Computer Science. Prathm served as Chief of Staff to Notre Dame's Student Government, where he worked on issues ranging from racial inequality to housing policy. A Truman Scholar, he was a MicrosoftNY civic-technology fellow and an intern with South Bend's Office of Innovation, building software to increase access to city services. In 2018, he co-developed a voting information chatbot that was used 7,000 times nationwide. The son of Indian immigrants, he is active in local politics and voting rights and has led events to register thousands of voters. He currently works for the Innovation team on Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign.