Shivam graduated from Bentley University where he majored in Economics and a minor in Global Studies and Sociology.
Shivam previously worked as a research assistant in the Department of Global Studies of Bentley University, founded the Psi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, was a campaign fellow for Will Brownsberger’s Congressional campaign, was a public diplomacy intern at the Humpty Dumpty Institute of New York, as well a Programs Intern at UNAGB. His travels to the Balkans in 2012 and 2013 was pivotal in developing his interest in international development and the work of the United Nations. He has co-authored two papers about the political and economics transition of the Balkans. Shivam is also an Advisory Board Member to Bentley University’s Jeanne & Dan Valente Center for Arts and Sciences.