Aakanksha holds a Master’s degree in European and International Relations from Kings College London. Prior to joining BRIEF, Aakanksha worked as a Research Assistant at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti House for a year. Aakanksha has also published a few papers in different newspapers and journals.

 At BRIEF, Aakanksha is involved in economic and policy research projects. She is primarily working on the India-Pakistan project.