Tehya Bourne is a student at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia studying Political Science. She was raised in the diverse town of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Growing up around people of all different backgrounds introduced her to the importance of descriptive representation. She is currently studying different types of law abroad in Barcelona, Spain, and aspires to someday become an active lawyer in the fight for civil rights. She hopes to use the Forge fellowship to further her ideas for voter education in the communities of Atlanta, Georgia.