Sonali Mishra is a Master's Student in Economics at University of Texas at Austin. She is heading the Political Economy Research silo at Salem Centre of Policy at McCombs Business School at UT. Prior to this, She worked as a Legislative Assistant to various Members of Parliament at Parliament of India in diverse policy arenas such as Education, Healthcare, Gender policies, Employment and Economic Policies. This Stint was followed by nearly 4 years of working at Amazon as a Program Manager. Using skills in data analysis, coding and statistics, she worked in network design team for Amazon delivery network and supply chain. She later worked as Sales and Operations Forecasting Manager for grocery business of Amazon in India. Sonali holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India.