Aish Machani

Aishwarya Machani is the convenor of the Next Generation Fellows—the core group of young people who contributed to Our Common Agenda.  She has led a consultative process involving hundreds of young people across the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and is now a steadfast advocate for the hopes, dreams and demands of the next generation. She graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2020 with a degree in History and Politics. Passionate about the wellbeing and education of young people, Aishwarya has devoted time to projects aimed at improving the accessibility of social services and education. She used her platform as a member of Clare College’s Student Union to tackle the inaccessibility of higher education institutions for children from under-privileged backgrounds and members of the Black, Asian and minority ethnic community. Aishwarya is also an active philanthropist, having led large-scale fundraising campaigns for a number of causes. As President of Cambridge University Pink Week, Aishwarya led a team of 35 students to raise £21,000 for breast cancer charities.