Samikshya Pandey holds an MPA in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Washington and a Bachelor's in Mathematics-Economics from Furman University. Samikshya is currently earning her MS in Data Science at Seattle University. She is interested in conducting policy analysis and program evaluation on contemporary policy issues in the field of international development, fiscal policy, and women’s empowerment.
Reflecting on her experience with START, Samikshya said, “START has been instrumental in my growth. I have learned so much about client management, time management, and communication. Working in a group with different disciplines has been a great resource. I have been exposed to so many different skills that have prepared me for my career that I would not have had just through my degree program.”
Most recently, Samikshya worked as a Research Analyst for Clean Energy Transition Institute.