Aashna Gupta helps clients develop effective privacy policies and cybersecurity risk assessment programs from a global perspective. Prior to joining Venable, Aashna advocated for and protected the privacy rights of consumers as an operations consultant at Confidently, a privacy management platform. In that role, she upheld the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and removed personal data from public sites. Prior to entering the private sector, Aashna worked on policy development on both the domestic and international levels.
Aashna gained experience as an intergovernmental consultant for the United Nations Migrations Agency, leading conversations and establishing foundational programs in digital migration, cross-border control, and migrant rights. She also worked with a large international secretariat developing innovative practices for migration policy globally. Prior to the UN, Aashna spent time on Capitol Hill working for a congressman's legislative team. She researched and assisted with the development of critical digital and health infrastructure bills that were being pushed through Congress.