Anisha Asundi

Anisha Asundi

Research Fellow: Gender Specialist

Anisha Asundi, MPH, is currently a Program Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her work at WAPPP centers on providing research assistance for the WAPPP director as well as writing and vetting articles for the Gender Action Portal ( and providing content management for the website. Her research experience, academic knowledge and practical work lies in the foundations of health equity - particularly in increasing the wealth of research among vulnerable populations such as women, people of color, LGBTQ communities and low-income populations, and in quantitatively and qualitatively evaluating intervention programs for these populations as well.

Previously, she has interned at the Boston Public Health Commission and worked as an administrative assistant at Boston Medical Center’s Diabetes Research Center. 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.

Contact Information

Women and Public Policy Program
Mailbox 100
Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: 617-495-8330