Nahal Mirfendereski is PVNN’s Social Media Assistant. She is responsible for researching and updating Facebook and Twitter with the latest news and political/policy happenings around the country. She has a BA in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She has worked and studied in the field of immigration, homelessness, and environmental justice. She became acquainted with Don Lane (Mayor of Santa Cruz County) and interned with Sierra Club California in Sacramento, where she learned about California State politics. Today, she is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Political Science in order to become a professor. Her mission with PVNN is to engage audiences with quality information and the bigger truths in the world.