Urusha Silwal

Communications and Events Specialist

Urusha Silwal serves as the Communications and events specialist at the SNF Agora Institute. In this role, she creates and manages content for all social media platforms, e-newsletter and the institute’s website. She also takes the leading role for all student facing communications and in-person activities.

Prior to joining the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Urusha was a graduate student in Public Communication and Technology at Colorado State University where she did research on emerging social media among minority populations.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Mississippi University for Women in 2018. While in college, she worked as a Public Relations Assistant for the Office of Public Affairs and as a Broadcast Editor for the college newspaper – The Spectator. After graduation, she worked as a Production Assistant for WCBI-TV in Columbus, Mississippi. In her spare time, she likes to travel, dance and read novels.  She speaks three languages and has visited more than ten countries in the world.