Gina Thompson is an MPP student originally from Durham, North Carolina. She is a graduate of North Carolina Central University where she received her Bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in English Writing. Gina’s main policy interests include civil rights, social services, and education. While in North Carolina, Gina volunteered in underfunded public schools and was a campaign fellow for a mayoral election. Upon receiving her Master’s, Gina would like to work in the nonprofit sector as an advocate for women and children of color. In her spare time Gina enjoys reading, swimming, and relaxing with family.