Shanoor Seervai, M.P.P., joined the Fund in September 2017 as the senior research associate to the president and as a communications associate. In these roles, she provides data analysis and background research support, and assists the president with writing and revising publications and creating presentation materials for his speaking engagements. She also works closely with the communications department to prepare materials for the Fund website, and drafts blogs, op-eds and other pieces for publication. Ms. Seervai holds a master in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she helped prepare an expert brief on child migration, and served as editor-in-chief of the Kennedy School Review. She also wrote news and feature stories about health care for Stat News. Prior to graduate school, Ms. Seervai worked as a journalist in India, as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and as a freelance writer. She earned her B.A. in international relations, magna cum laude, from Brown University.