Suvarna is interested in applying social research tools in the development consulting sector. She previously interned with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) as a Research Intern working on the Comparative Manifestos Project. She then joined Dr. Kiran Bedi’s office in Puducherry as a Public Policy Intern assisting with revitalization of water bodies in the union territory and conducting needs gap assessment of a government school of a particular district. She started her career at IPE Global Ltd. as an Analyst working on various projects for clients such as National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) & World Bank. She also supported her team with extensive business development activities. Suvarna has completed her master’s in Public Policy & Governance from Azim Premji University Bangalore.