Sushila Varma

Sushila Varma

Sushila Varma is Head of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances. She has over 16 years of experience in brand marketing & communications, business development and management.

Before moving to the development sector, Sushila spent about 10 years in the news media industry and was associated with organisations like The Hindustan Times , India Today Group, DNA and Mid Day. In her media career she was a key contributor in launching two high profile newspapers in the country including DNA in Mumbai and Mail Today in Delhi.

Prior to joining CARE, she was associated with Concern India Foundation and CRY.

She is most proud of launching a scholarship program for bright students from less privileged households which continues to touch lives of hundreds of students every year. She was instrumental in starting a first of its kind short term skilling course for women in the hospitality industry with one of the largest hotel chains in the world.

Sushila is a Swedish Institute Alumnus, passionate advocate of human rights, social justice and environmental sustainability.