Poulomi Ghosh worked with the West Bengal state government in India where she researched extensively on bills to be presented at the Parliament and she was also part of the core team for the Legislative Assembly election of West Bengal. Through this she gained an understanding of how state elections are conducted. After this, Poulomi worked as a research fellow with the Trivedi Centre for Political Data at Ashoka University, where she led projects that helped build open-source datasets on legislators in India. She also conducted field research in several state elections in India and reported on women’s representation across various political parties in different states and the sentiment of the citizens.
Poulomi holds a master’s degree in economics with specialization in econometrics. She has published a paper on the impact of data trade restrictions on IT services export: a cross-country analysis. She is the recipient of a Pulte Family Fellowship.