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Nov 16 2021 - 12:23 PM
Meet the Staff - Kirti!


A question and answer (Q&A) format with Library Associate Kirti! Continue reading to join the conversation.


Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying?


Yes! I'm doing an Ed.M in Mental Health Counseling.


Where’s your hometown?


I've grown up in a few places around India but I call Kolkata my home.


What did you want to be when you grew up?


An astronaut!


What was your first job?


An academic mentor for first-years at college.


What has been your best job?


Orientation leader at undergrad during the pandemic!


Your favorite meal:


Biryani or anything spicy!


Are you a morning or night person?


Currently a morning person but it varies from time to time.


A delicious dessert:


hot fudge brownie with vanilla ice cream!


Song you love no matter how many times you hear it:


Too many to name! But currently, I've been listening to Agnes by the Glass Animals on repeat.


A country you’d like to visit:


Pakistan! To visit my best friend's home in Karachi.


A book you strongly recommend?


The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri


A sport you enjoy playing (or watching)?


Is running a sport?


TOP THREE….Best places to read


At a park on a warm sunny day, cozied up in my bed, at a bookstore.

 

The strangest thing I’ve ever done is…


My brother and I would choreograph dances to perform in front of guests that came to our house. One of the many strange things I did as a child.


The most fascinating person I’ve ever met is… 


My brother! He invented his own language when he was 10!