Asha Ghosh, photo credit Ian Christmann

Asha Ghosh

Urban Program Manager, Yale School of the Environment; and Lecturer in the Practice, Yale School of Management

As the Urban Program Manager at YSE, Asha develops programs and opportunities to expand and support the curriculum related to cities and urbanization. Asha is also cultivating the Yale Urban Initiative by advancing partnerships and collaboration among Yale faculty, students, and staff to promote research and project opportunities with a multi-disciplinary focus on urban areas. In 2023-24, Asha is teaching Global Social Entrepreneurship in India at the Yale School of Management.

Asha’s research interests include poverty alleviation, urban politics and policy, and community engagement in Asia. Prior to joining Yale, Asha worked in international development with a focus on decentralization and local governance in Asia.


Masters in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University,