Maitrai Lapalikar

Maitrai is a second-year undergraduate student reading International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. She is German, but of Indian origin, and has grown up in Munich for the majority of her life. Some of her subjects of interest include international political economy, the evolution of economic theory, trade policy and international economic law. Outside of her studies, she currently acts as the Secretary for the LSE Grimshaw Club for International Affairs, and writes for the London Globalist student newspaper as the sub-editor for European Union affairs.

Coming from the German-Indian background, Maitrai speaks four languages fluently, and is currently pursuing certifications in Chinese and French simultaneously. Furthermore, having worked in her capacity as a Research Intern at the Indian Consulate in Munich, she possesses valuable experience within the field of economic and commerce-related diplomacy.