Prior to joining BSR, Ayesha worked on digital rights issues with the Yale-Wikimedia Initiative on Intermediaries and Information, a research initiative that aims to raise awareness of threats to an open internet. Ayesha previously worked at the United Nations Global Compact headquarters, where she managed a range of projects advancing business adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) worldwide. Ayesha began her career in India, where she practiced commercial law before transitioning to a career in international development and human rights. She currently serves as a member of the American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee.
Ayesha holds a LLM in International Law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a law degree from the National University of Juridical Sciences in India. She is fluent in English and Hindi and is conversational in Urdu.