Jigyasa Sharma is a Smart Communities Program Manager at US Ignite. She works with US Ignite communities on innovation districts, privacy, cybersecurity, data governance, equity, and community engagement. She also manages Project OVERCOME and leads a peer working group on Innovation Challenges and Prize Competitions. Jigyasa is an experienced economics and policy professional with extensive experience working with non-profits and governments in the US, Singapore, India, and Indonesia. Before US Ignite, she worked with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) in Singapore. Jigyasa received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delhi, India in Economics, a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics from the National University of Singapore, and a second Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.