Suparna Diwakar

Suparna Diwakar

Director of Centre for Regenerative Development


Suparna Diwakar is Director of Centre for Regenerative Development at Rashtram. She is a co-founder of ISDM and has held the position of Dean Research and Academics. She has worked extensively in the development sector for more than 30 years, starting her career with MYRADA. She led and managed multiple projects at Adamya Chetana, Centre for Leadership and Management in Public Services, the Karnataka Department of Public Instruction and the Indian Institute of Science. 

Suparna also has experience in curriculum development, teaching, design, project development and implementation, corporate trainings and numerous collaborative projects with TISS, The Teacher Foundation, ABB, Azim Premji Foundation and UNICEF. She has also published papers on academic leadership, management and governance.


  • M.A. (Economics), Gokhale Institute
  • PGD (Human Resource Management), Symbiosis
  • BSc, Bangalore University