Sravani Mamillapalli is a Research Analyst for the NATO Association of Canada. She is in her 4th year of her Honours Bachelors of Arts degree at University of Toronto majoring in Economics and double minoring in Professional Writing and Sociology. She has taken courses on international trade economics, law, and world issues. Her research interests lie in the connection between security and economic development on a global scale. She has lived in United Arab Emirates before moving to Canada. In the future, she hopes to pursue a masters in Financial Economics. She can be contacted at sravanimami@gmail.com.