Steven and Ina ("Louie") Asher of Merion announce the engagement of their daughter, Simma Miriam Asher, to Charles Andrew Kupchan, son of Nancy Kupchan Sonis and the late Dr. S. Morris Kupchan.
Simma is an attorney in the Water Law Office of the Environmental Protection Agency. A graduate of Akiba Hebrew Academy, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College and a law degree from Georgetown University.
Charlie is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and professor of international affairs at Georgetown University. The former director for European Studies at the National Security Council, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Harvard College and a Ph.D. at Oxford University.
Sharing in the celebration are siblings Aviva, Jacob and Rena Asher; and Cliff, Sandy and Ni-cholas Kupchan.
The couple met five years ago in Washington, D.C., where they now reside.
They are planning a May wedding.