Julia Bourkland is a senior at Indiana University majoring in Political Science and Economics. She is also a Liberal Arts & Management Program (LAMP) student and is pursuing an individualized minor in Feminist Politics. In addition to IPAW, she has participated in a variety of internship, fellowship and leadership opportunities both on campus, here in Bloomington, in the United Kingdom and in Washington, DC. Her honors thesis analyzes U.S. and U.K. female legislators’ voting behavior on gendered and racialized policy issues. After college, she hopes to gain experience in research and data analysis at a think-tank before pursuing a doctorate in political science. She hopes to become a political scientist and research professor while working as an expert consultant to government bodies around the world. She is pursuing IPAW in order to get as much data analysis training as possible as an undergraduate.