Kiran joined the Mowat Centre as a Policy Associate in October 2017. She is interested in a range of Canadian and global policy and business issues, particularly in the areas of sustainable economic development, fair trade, poverty alleviation, and corporate social responsibility. Kiran holds a Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs degree from the University of British Columbia, and has experience working in Canada, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Prior to starting her Master’s at UBC, she worked in communications, public engagement, and development at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. Most recently, she has worked in a range of research and policy analysis roles, including projects with the Canada-ASEAN Business Council, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and the Conference Board of Canada.