Sumathi joined Asante Africa Foundation’s Fundraising and Development team in early 2021 after volunteering as a Creative Writer with the Marketing Team for a year. She brings nearly ten years of experience in research, writing, and classroom management. She is passionate about using her skills to bring education access to girls and women and is committed to reducing gender disparity.

After receiving her B.S. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas, Sumathi is determined to combine her inter-disciplinary knowledge to re-imagine education and its access.