Fellows

The Haggerty-Richardson Fellowship brings together a selective group of promising young conservative professionals who are interested in maximizing their influence in the conservative movement as leaders, philanthropists and engaged citizens.

Saurabh Sharma

Saurabh Sharma serves as the Chairman of Young Conservatives of Texas, a non-partisan conservative youth organization that has been fighting for conservative values for almost 40 years in the Lone Star State and publishes the most respected conservative ratings of the Texas Legislature. Born in Bangalore, India, Saurabh moved to the United States when he was 2 months old and has lived in 11 different locations across the country and the world. Upon moving to Texas during high school, Saurabh immediately fell in love with the Lone Star State and its people, inspiring him to work every day to defend the ideas that make Texas a beacon for liberty and prosperity. He began his journey in politics when he served as a legislative aide to one of Texas’ most conservative legislators, State Senator Van Taylor, during the 85th Texas Legislature and subsequent special session. Saurabh is also a journalist, having served as a Capitol Correspondent for Texas Scorecard in 2018 and a National Journalism Center fellow at The Daily Caller in 2019. He is part of the innovative digital strategy firm Drogin Group, where he helps bring the highest quality digital products to corporate and political clients across the United States. In his free time, you can find Saurabh writing with fountain pens, experimenting with unique nutrition regimens, and studying traditional men’s fashion.