Back to All Staff Khushi Parikh Communications Associate, Center for Presidential Transition Khushi Parikh assists with communications strategy and execution for the Center for Presidential Transition. Her interest in Government began in her early years, when she competed on the debate team in high school. Khushi’s passion for public service strengthened in her previous role as a Policy Analyst intern with the Texas Black Caucus Foundation, an organization focused on advancing racial justice in Texas. Khushi is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A in Government and a Minor in Communications. Her two favorite public servants are Rudy Metayer, a first-generation Lawyer and legislator who is a tireless advocate for social equity in Texas, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, an activist and the youngest woman ever to serve in the U.S Congress.