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Anushka Mangharam
Senior Associate, Policy and Programs, Asia Center


Anushka Mangharam is a senior associate of policy and programs at the Milken Institute Asia Center. She has a background in government, philanthropy, public health, and international development.

Mangharam attended the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as a Harvard University Presidential Scholar from 2016 to 2018 and earned her MPH in global health and public health leadership. She has previously worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, on global efforts to improve water and sanitation; and more recently at the World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Regional Office in Manila, on tobacco control in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to getting her MPH, Mangharam spent four years with the Health Promotion Board, Singapore, where she served as manager, screening policy and planning. In this capacity, she worked on aging-related policies and programs, as well as strategies to address the growing burden of non-communicable diseases in Singapore.

Mangharam received her bachelor's degree from the National University of Singapore in 2012, with a part of her undergraduate education being completed at King’s College, London.