Hi! Welcome to my page :-)
You probably stumbled on to my site because of some of my writing. Thanks for reading!
I'm told I have an unhealthy obsession with politics and policy. So I did the easy thing and made it my profession.
Like many Indian kids, I did my bachelors in Engineering, meaning queuing theory and manufacturing systems crowded out space for current affairs in my daily life.
However, I always had a keen interest in policy. After some soul searching and lots of free advice from relatives, friends, milkmen etc. (you know the drill as an Indian kid) I decided to take the plunge into this world.
So I've now gone from an obsessive to a certified analyst.
I hold a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University (Washington DC) and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS (Singapore).
In the years I've been a policy analyst, I have had the good fortune of working in many interesting institutions: The National Innovation Commission, on Capitol Hill in the Foreign Affairs Committee and at the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
Engaging with other young people on current affairs is a passion of mine. The "Vote Smart" book is my first book and writing on policy for the youth.
Do share your comments or questions on the book/the news/politics/policy/music/you/your dog etc. with me in the Comments section!
I'm really glad to see you here and look forward to starting a conversation with you :-)
a.k.a. The Policy Girl