Suma has a background in art direction, branding and human-centered design. She is currently based in Delhi, prior to which, she lived in New York City, Mumbai and Singapore.
She strongly believes that design is a powerful tool to bring about change and solve complex social problems.
Suma currently works as a Senior Visual Designer & Design Researcher at Purpose - where they build and support movements to advance the fight for an open, just, and habitable world.
At Purpose, she has been a part of creating multiple campaigns for climate, health and gender related issues in India. Prior to this, she has worked at creative agencies like Influenster, Please See and Beyondesign.
David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Fred Hollows Foundation
The 5 Gyres Institute
The Four Seasons Resorts
Master of Science, Strategic Design & Management
New York City | 2015 - 2017
Bachelor of Arts, Design Communication
Singapore | 2009 - 2013
Branding, Advertising, Illustration, User Experience Design, Packaging, Typography, Digital Photography
Rapid Prototyping, Design Research, Design Thinking, Design Sprint Methodology, Business Model Development