2016 Schaeffer Fellow among 50 students selected for first-ever “White House College Reporter Day”

Sonali Seth graduated from the University of Southern California in May 2018 with a degrees in Political Science and Policy, Planning and Development. Sonali was selected as one of only 50 college students chosen from a national pool of applicants to attend the first-ever White House College Reporter Day in 2016 just prior to her Schaeffer Fellowship.  Sonali was the Editorial Director and an Opinion Columnist for the USC Daily Trojan which boasts an audience of  over 10,000 daily readers.  In her role, Sonali manages more than fifty staff writers and fifteen artists. As a junior at USC, she also served as the Director of Political Content for the Political Student Assembly, a branch of USC’s Undergraduate Student Government.

Sonali was selected as a 2016 USC Schaeffer Fellow and interned in Sacramento for California Assemblymemeber Reggie Jones-Sawyer whose district representation includes much of South Los Angeles, the LA Coliseum, the California Science Center, Natural History Museum, and the University of Southern California.

Watch President Obama respond to Seth’s question about college affordability.

Sonali also stopped by the Department of the Treasury to interview Deputy Secretary Sarah Raskin about student loan debt.