Sharon Lim is an MAS student at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Originally from Singapore, she has a BA (honors) in history from University College London, and an MA in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore. A career civil servant, Sharon has spent over two decades working for the Singapore government. She also did a three-year stint in the private sector with Yahoo! Southeast Asia. At Yale, Sharon plans to focus on international security and foreign policy issues. Upon completion of the MAS program, she will return to Singapore to continue her service to the government.