Suman Sureshbabu

Suman Sureshbabu

The Rockefeller Foundation
Associate Director


Suman Sureshbabu currently leads key aspects of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Smart Power for Rural Development initiative, focused on promoting rural economic development by accelerating energy access. During her time at RF, Suman has supported the strategic development and execution of Foundation initiatives focused on urbanization, resilience and African agriculture as well as provided leadership in re-designing RF’s overall strategy. Prior to joining the Foundation, Suman worked in the Upper East Region of Ghana and also consulted with UNDP-Malawi, Environmental Defense Fund, Oxfam America, and the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka.










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