Upasana Sharma

Upasana Sharma is an Associate in ASG’s South Asia practice, where she supports clients through research, writing, and project coordination.

Prior to joining ASG, Ms. Sharma worked as a Graduate and Research Assistant at the Institute for Security, Policy, and Law at Syracuse University. She previously served as Political Economy Program Coordinator and Research Assistant at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in New Delhi, India. At Carnegie, Ms. Sharma studied technology policy and political economy in India and co-authored a working paper on data localization in India. She also curated and managed a monthly political economy seminar series.

Ms. Sharma received her MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College. She also holds a General Course degree in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she was the recipient of the John C. Phelan scholarship. She is fluent in Hindi.

Ms. Sharma is based in Washington, D.C.