Daria Kurushina is a Schwarzman Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York. For the past five years, she has been studying the Chinese language and examining the Asia Pacific region primarily focusing on issues relating to Chinese environmental, economic, and foreign policies. As a part of her experience, she was engaged in ESG and sustainability projects; most recently, she was employed by The Conference Board's Sustainability Council in Beijing. Her duties included conducting a sustainability analysis of the Chinese market and providing a briefing on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its impact on China.
Daria received her Master of Management Science in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University as a part of the Schwarzman Scholars Scholarship. Daria also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Far Eastern Federal University.
As a Schwarzman Fellow, Daria aspires to investigate emerging threats to regional prosperity and analyze contemporary issues related to international order and China’s role.