Suneeta founded the New York office of the International Association for Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), where she led the development of the peacebuilding initiative, directed research on security management, and served as the New York representative. Suneeta worked at Human Rights Watch and has held various consultancies with the UN, international and local civil society organizations, working with populations of resettled refugees and survivors of human trafficking.
Suneeta shares responsibility for strategic planning and institutional growth and development. She ensures activities of the regional Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central Asia and Caucasus, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa programs further the organization’s strategic objectives. Suneeta also oversees the grant-making, communications and advocacy portfolios, including work with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and with Publish What You Pay.
Suneeta holds a Masters in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, where she was a Hart Leadership Fellow.