Sunena Gupta is a public policy researcher, mental health advocate, and Indian classical dancer. She is passionate about combining these multi-faceted aspects of her life to drive socio-economic impact in the fields of international policy and mental health education.

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“Hustle and Heart will set you apart”

Sunena is most well-known as the director of the ‘Umeed: Colors of Hope’ dance theatre production and ongoing awareness campaign, which was launched in 2018 and has since delivered over 25 performances, workshops, and seminars across the globe.

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An avid daydreamer and travel enthusiast, Sunena is of Indian ethnicity and was born and raised in Singapore. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied Political Economy and Public Policy.

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