Priyanka Sharma

Programme Associate, DeepStrat

Priyanka completed her law degree at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Subsequently, she pursued a career as a litigator specializing in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and data privacy matters. Later on, she was selected for the prestigious SBI Youth for India, a Rural Development Fellowship, where she spent 13 months living in the village of Jamtara, Jharkhand, aiming to comprehend the gaps in law and policy implementation at the grassroots level. Her ultimate goal was to create a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of the tribal community.

Moreover, Priyanka served as a researcher at the National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata, focusing on the development of a digital library called Tribal Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) that dealt with issues related to Geographical Indications (GI) and data piracy. 

At DeepStrat, Priyanka plays a pivotal role that primarily involves conducting comprehensive research on a wide array of legislations concerning tax and technology policies aiming to mitigate risks and provide expert consulting services. 

In addition to this, she shows a keen interest in data privacy and cybersecurity issues and expresses her insights through blog writings. In her leisure time, Priyanka seeks solace amidst the mountains, frequently embarking on thrilling trekking adventures. Additionally, she takes great pleasure in relishing food and coffee, which brings her great delight.