Anisha Asundi

Anisha Asundi

Research Fellow: Gender Specialist
Anisha Asundi in front of a pink background

Anisha Asundi is a Research Fellow: Gender Specialist at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. At WAPPP, she manages the Gender Action Portal ( by editing and vetting articles for the Portal and by providing content management for the website. She also works on WAPPP's Gender and Technology portfolio - which aims to bring evidence-based research to the tech sector to close the tech gender gap and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.She is currently the co-chair of Harvard's Women in Technology Taskforce, a staff-led, University-wide, volunteer organization that seeks to advance gender representation, engagement, and support in STEM and technology-related fields. Her research experience, academic knowledge and practical work lies in the foundations of inclusion and health equity - particularly in increasing the wealth of research among marginalized populations such as women, people of color, LGBTQ communities and low-income populations, and in quantitatively and qualitatively evaluating intervention programs for these populations in our organizations and communities.  She has a MPH, with a concentration in Health Disparities and Social-Behavioral Science, from Boston University School of Public Health, and a BA in Psychology from Skidmore College.

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