Crystal Foretia (she/her) is a senior in Columbia College studying Political Science and History. Born and raised in Silver Spring, MD, Crystal is the youngest daughter of Cameroonian immigrants. Her research interests include postcolonialism, comparative politics, and the history of the African diaspora. Outside of class, Crystal has taken leadership positions in Pi. Sigma Alpha Mu, Columbia Undergraduate Law Review, and Columbia University Democrats. She previously interned for the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary and the Center for American Progress. In her spare time, Crystal writes poetry and visits art exhibitions.