Nuclear security is confusing. And like in so many other fields, it’s dominated by white dudes. So when we found out about Lovely Umayam, an emerging interruptor in the field, we knew we had to sit down for some schooling.
FPI: How did you become interested in nuclear issues?
Ha – my foray into nuclear policy was totally unplanned! I thought I would make a career out of my creative writing, but life took a funny turn in undergrad, there was a concentration switch, and I am now fully immersed in nuclear nonproliferation issues. I did not have a cathartic spark that inspired me to commit myself to this line of work. It is the constant discovery of the many layers that make up the field that really got me hooked.
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