Suman Sureshbabu
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Suman Sureshbabu is an Associate at the Rockefeller Foundation, a foundation dedicated to tackling critical global challenges addressing five interconnected issues: basic survival safeguards, global health, climate and environment, urbanization, and social and economic security. Her work at the Foundation focuses on urbanization, gender, and market based solutions to rural electrification.

Prior to this position, Sureshbabu was a Fulbright Scholar and Project Manager at the Center for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CENSUDI) and a consultant for the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), both in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Her previous experience also includes consultancies with UNDP- Malawi, Environmental Defense Fund, Oxfam America and other organizations. She has written for the Ghana Journal of Development Studies and Ontrac, the INTRAC newsletter.

Sureshbabu received a Masters in Public Affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University.