Mishra is Senior Nuclear Policy Associate at the Institute for Security and Technology. She was a doctoral researcher in the Department of Defence Studies at King’s College London. Her research focused on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, Southern Asian security, and emerging and disruptive technologies. At KCL she served as the Senior Editor for the Strife journal and is an ED&I Officer in the Women in War & International Politics Committee. She chairs the CBRN Working Group for Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS); the Indian Women in International Relations (IWIR) at Global Policy Insights, and is a N-Square Innovators Network Fellow. She was previously a 2019 India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellow at New America.