Kriti Sharma is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and a research fellow at TELUS. Kriti is also an economist by training, a public speaker by passion, and most of all, an aspiring researcher. She previously earned a Masters of Philosophy degree in Economics at the Punjab University in India. Kriti’s research interests are situated at the intersection of economics and social systems. She is particularly interested in the processes of social and economic integration (and segregation) of racialized communities and immigrants in Canada, especially those from South Asia. Her research project on Punjabi youth mobility towards Canada received the 2023 Richard Charles Lee Insights through Asia Challenge. Apart from this, her current research projects focus on social trust, perceptions of income inequality, stakeholder capitalism, and the future of work.