Shruti joined Demos in November 2019 and serves as a Senior Policy Analyst. Her work focuses on addressing policies that restrict the ability of individuals to engage in the democratic process.
Prior to joining Demos, Shruti served as a Policy Analyst in the NYC Mayor’s Office under the DeBlasio Administration; in her role, Shruti concentrated on federal policy and worked to build new programs, implement new policies, and promote progressive causes through litigation. Before that, she advocated for low income communities in NYC while working at the New York Legal Assistance Group, a non-profit legal service provider. Shruti holds a Bachelor’s degree from The University of California, Davis, a Masters from Columbia University in New York, and law degree from Fordham Law School. She is admitted to the New York Bar.