Sasha Sabherwal is a PhD candidate in American Studies also pursuing a certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She received her B.A. with honors in Gender and Sexuality Studies, International Studies, and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. Her research explores the nexus between gender, race, and religion and the ways these categories are produced transnationally. She is currently conducting ethnographic fieldwork in Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington on caste and gender in the Punjabi diaspora.