Sasha Namira Riza is an M.A. student it the political science department at Columbia University. She is especially focused on the international elations subfield, with interests in international organizations and economic policy creation, especially policies related to the empowerment of women.
She graduated with honors from Universitas Indonesia, with a major in economics. During her undergraduate program, she served as an assistant lecturer in Introduction to Macroeconomics and as Head of the Economics Studies division in the economics department, where she published various political economy essays including “Income Inequality in Indonesia: Product of Political Process?", “Objective & Impact Analysis of United States of America’s Protectionism Trend using The Mundell - Fleming Model,” and “Positive Relationship between Corruption and Economic Growth in Japan: How Two Wrongs Make a Right”.
Prior to enrolling in the M.A. program, Ms. Riza was employed as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and a research associate at Verdhana (in cooperation with Deutsche Bank).