Suma Balaram is a visual and experience designer based in New York City. After finishing her Bachelors in Design Communication from LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore, she worked in the field of graphic design and illustration in India for two years. She has worked with a variety of brands over the past few years ranging from hospitality groups, consumer goods, apparel to non-profit organizations.
Suma is currently pursuing her Masters in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design. Parsons’ core values around sustainability and collaborative learning really hit on her passion for environmental change and wildlife conservation. Her ambition is to integrate good design, social innovation, and strategically planned business models with the hope of creating more worthwhile solutions that make a lasting impression.