Ashna is a Data Intern in WRI's Climate Watch team. She supports the team's effort to extract key data by conducting research and performing data analysis on climate policy documents, such as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Long-Term Strategies (LTS).

Prior to joining WRI, Ashna interned in the Climate Risk Management and Adaptation team at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) developing environmental and social safeguard guideline that incorporates nature-based solutions.

Ashna holds a B.A. in Environmental Science and Economics and a M.S. Geographic Information Science & Cartography from Clark University. Her undergraduate thesis focused on performing statistical analysis to investigate impacts of foreign investments on air quality in Asia. While during her masters degree, she worked as a Remote Sensing Research Analyst at Clark Labs mapping and analyzing historical and current land covers in the global coastal equatorial region.