Alita Sharon is a 21-year-old staff writer at OpenGov Asia. She has studied Psychology, Political Theory, and English. She is passionate about mental health and understanding the nature of human relationships. Alita is an avid reader; the list of her favourite books includes Catch-22 by Joseph Heller and Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell. Alita also loves writing and listening to podcasts on current affairs, culture, history, and science. During her academic career, Alita often spear-headed the organisation of university events and workshops. Alita plans to pursue her higher education in International Development and Psychology.