Aparna was a Graduate Research Associate on the Big Data for Development Team. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.
She joined LIRNEasia at the end of 2016, from the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University, where she was a program manager for policy engagement initiatives. At LIRNEasia, Aparna worked on projects related to socio-economic indicators and social network analysis. In August 2017, she moved on to further studies.