Kokila Mendis comes to Providence from Gainesville, Florida where she worked as Outreach Coordinator in the University of Florida’s Center for European Studies. She is a grant writer, graphic designer, and an outreach and internship coordinator. Koki has an educational background in political science, having completed her doctorate at the University of Florida in 2017 on the topic of race and agency in immigrant integration.

contact: kmendis@first-works.org