Suman coordinates Progressive States Network’s work across policy areas and varied stakeholders, including progressive state legislators. She also directs PSN’s State Immigration Project and has significantly amplified the organization’s efforts to educate and engage state legislators and advocates on immigration policy. The daughter of Indian immigrants and the former Interim Executive Director of Chhaya Community Development Corporation, where she now serves on the Board of Directors, Suman’s expertise lies in crafting policy platforms and advocacy strategies. She has also developed programs to engage immigrants in the electoral process at the New York Immigration Coalition and OneAmerica, including managing the nation’s largest voter registration project for new citizens. Suman holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Brown University and a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2012