Founder & Dean, Academics & Research, ISDM
Suparna has worked extensively in the development sector for over 25 years. She started her career with MYRADA and moved on to lead and manage multiple projects - from being Founding Trustee of Adamya Chetana; Vice-President and Project lead at Centre for Leadership and Management in Public Services; Consultant for multiple projects with Department of Public Instruction, District Institute for Education and Training in Karnataka State; Consultant for rural development project for the Indian Institute of Science etc. Besides curriculum development and teaching, she also has extensive experience of design, development and implementation of projects and pieces of training with corporates and organizations like Tata Institute for Social Sciences, The Teacher Foundation, Azim Premji Foundation, UNICEF etc. In her vast experience in the development sector, she has also published and presented several papers on academic leadership, management and governance. Suparna's strength lies in her ability to straddle the theory-practice space, to make a meaningful contribution to change on the ground.