Avra is a 19 year-old student at University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 2016 she worked as a fellow for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, fighting for progressive candidates. Following her fellowship, Avra served as a student representative for 2 years on her district school board in her hometown of Grayslake, Illinois. In 2018, Avra returned to Madison to attend school at UW. During her first semester she worked on the 2018 midterms, helping democrats in Wisconsin sweep the ballot. After witnessing women of color like Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez win elections during midterms, Avra was inspired to run for office.