Sashi Nisankarao

Sashi Nisankarao is the Senior ADA Compliance Manager at the Harris County Election Administrator’s Office. A proud born-and-raised Houstonian, she attended the University of St. Thomas for her undergraduate degrees. After receiving Bachelors’ degrees in both Political Science and Psychology in 2012, she received her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in 2015. Nisankarao pushed her passion for public interest throughout her academic career, advocating for public benefits and filing asylum claims for working and immigrant families. She is part of a large Indian American family, and she has always known the importance of service to her community. After law school, Nisankarao went to work as a legal specialist at the Southwest ADA Center, where she provided technical assistance and training on disability issues to various stakeholders in the disability community. After working there for four years, she now works at Harris County to ensure equal access and participation in all county voting programs.