Sahana Kumar joined Beacon Global Strategies as an associate in November 2017.
Prior to joining BGS, Ms. Kumar worked as a Research Associate for South Asia at the American Enterprise Institute. She analyzed political and economic developments in South Asian countries, as well as broader U.S. policy towards the region. While at AEI, she also participated in the National Bureau of Asian Research and Korea Foundation’s Next Generation Leaders Program.
Ms. Kumar previously interned at the Council on Foreign Relations, where she focused on U.S. competitiveness and international trade issues. She also interned at Population Services International, where she provided research informing social marketing development projects.
Ms. Kumar received a B.A. in International Affairs and Economics from George Washington University, and an MSc in International Public Policy from the University College London.