Priyanka Sharma

Project Director, Digital US EdTech Center, World Education

With a firm belief in the transformative power of education and technology, Priyanka Sharma leads innovative projects on college and career readiness, technology integration, digital transformation, and digital skills development as a project director at the EdTech Center of World Education Inc. Priyanka co-leads Digital US, a national initiative with a cross-sector approach to design a learn and work ecosystem that fosters digital resilience for all learner workers in the U.S. Within Digital US, she leads its core strategy through the Digital Navigator project and the Employer Network Advancing Digital Skills and Equity. She also directs the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC), leading projects that emerge from collaboration among the policymakers, professional developers, and practitioners in the five New England member states.

Priyanka has authored many publications including Mentoring Toolkit and English Now! Implementation Guide. She has contributed to Mapping the Financial Journey, a financial literacy guide focused on adult students transitioning to postsecondary education and training. She has also co-authored, Leveraging Technology to Increase Opportunity and Economic Security for Adults.

Prior to joining World Education, Priyanka managed a non-profit organization raising its profile to a national level by engaging new partners, and leveraging supporters. As part of her commitment to equity and community involvement, she served as the Board Chair of The City School, a youth leadership organization. She has previously served as the Board President of Friends of Community Learning Center, an adult basic education program in Cambridge, MA. Priyanka is a graduate of the State University of New York and is based in Boston, MA.

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