sara shroff is a PhD candidate at The New School for Public Engagement in public policy in New York. Her upcoming dissertation, "Valuefacturing Life: Capital Encounters and Trans/Feminist CoBecoming in Pakistan and Beyond," takes up the genealogies of sexuality, race, capital, and economics in contemporary South Asia. Sara teaches in global studies, economics, and women, gender and sexuality studies at The New School, NYU and PACE University. Her research sits at the intersections of postcolonial de/colonial economics, transnational and women of color feminisms, and global queer and trans/gender studies. She previously worked in education policy, global philanthropy and social finance and innovation for over 18 years.