Sharanya is graduate in Sociology and recently completed postgraduation in International Relations at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, National Technological University, Singapore. Her specific area of interest is South Asian geopolitics and its role in shaping the future global order. 

In the past, Sharanya has headed a non-profit rural education program in India supported by Showers of Blessings and Seeds of Nations. The project delivered targeted infrastructure and training to improve the educational outcomes of first generational learners in rural Tamilnadu. 

Outside of her professional and academic interests, she is a tea-loving history buff who loves to read, travel and learn new languages.