Sarah Pham


International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

International Trade Specialist

Sarah Pham is an International Trade Specialist with the Global Data Policy team in the Office of Digital Services Industries (ODSI) within the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Her portfolio covers digital economy issues in APEC as well as cross-border data flows and data privacy issues in ASEAN member countries, Japan, and South and Central Asia. Prior to joining ITA, she traveled to South Korea as a Boren Fellow through the National Security Education Program, where she studied economics and Korean language at Yonsei University. She has previously interned with the U.S. State Department in the Trade and Economic Policy Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Japan, and was a research assistant at the Asian Development Bank Institute and the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies. 

Sarah holds a Masters of Arts from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she concentrated in International Economics, American Foreign Policy, and Japan/Asia Studies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Japanese, with a minor in Chinese from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 


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