Sharanya Rajiv is an MPP in Global Affairs candidate at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She is interested in the intersection of Eurasian geopolitics, natural resource politics, and sustainability. She also advises Hillhouse Analytics, a big-data enabled consulting firm that was founded by Jackson alums. Previously she worked at the New Delhi center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she led research on India's strategic interests in Eurasia and managed several public and private events as well as track 1.5 dialogues between India and Europe. Prior to Carnegie, Sharanya interned at the Policy Planning and Research Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs. She holds a BA in political science, with honors from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi. Sharanya also has native fluency in Hindi and Tamil, and hopes to improve her Russian language skills at Yale.