Divya is a Policy Specialist at AidData where she conducts research and analysis on various projects. She primarily works on tracking foreign influence in the civic space in Eastern Europe and Eurasia and examining China's public diplomacy in South and Central Asia.
M.P.P., International Development Policy, College of William & Mary
M.A., English Literature, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University
B.A. (Honors), St. Stephen's College, Delhi University
Previously, Divya worked as a Court Research Assistant at the National Center for State Courts, where she quantified and evaluated Online Dispute Resolution Platforms. She has also worked on writing grants and conducting research on Countering Violent Extremism and Youth, Peace and Security with Search for Common Ground. Prior to her MPP, Divya was an Assistant Editor with Dorling Kindersley, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
Check out her experiences in writing the newest report, Corridors of Power, and how the MPP program impacted her here.