Indira Dammu

Indira Dammu, class of 2009, is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy. A student in the Hutton Honors College, she is also working towards the completion of the Liberal Arts and Management Program Certificate.


Indira serves as the President of the Indiana University Women’s Student Association. She has organized events like Take Back the Night and the Vagina Monologues in order to raise money for Middle Way House, a local domestic violence shelter. She is actively involved in Multicultural Outreach Recruitment Educators or M.O.R.E, a student organization based out of the Office of Admissions that is dedicated to increasing minority enrollment on campus. Indira also writes opinion columns for the Indiana Daily Student. She is currently a research assistant for a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Indira is a Kansan transplant whose family currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida. In her admittedly spare time, she likes listening to NPR and reading online magazines. An aspiring polyglot, she is well acquainted with four languages and is attempting to learn a fifth- Turkish. After graduation, Indira would like to work for a political advocacy group or a think tank, researching issues related to health care and trade.

Indira can be contacted by e-mail at