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 (gap.hks.harvard.edu) 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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