Suma has a background in art direction, branding and human-centered design. She has studied and worked in New Delhi, Singapore, Mumbai and New York City.
She strongly believe 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.
Prior to this, she has worked at creative agencies like Influenster, Please See and Beyondesign. She is also the Founder of Say S, an independent design studio, through which she consults with multiple brands and organizations.
David & Lucille Packard Foundation
Fred Hollows Foundation
The 5 Gyres Institute
The Four Seasons Resorts
Master of Science, Strategic Design & Management
New York City | 2015 - 2017
B.A. 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