Employability Programme Manager
In 2021, Saumya relocated to the United Kingdom to pursue her Master’s degree in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is deeply committed to understanding and influencing human behaviour in order to better society. She previously managed a travel startup in Mumbai, India, which required her to travel to 13 different countries. She has worked in business development in a variety of industries, including travel, events, and ad tech. Saumya also spent nearly a year in a small Vietnamese village teaching English to children and young adults. She has also always volunteered on the side to alleviate poverty and combat human trafficking and has worked for an NGO in Dharavi, Mumbai’s largest slum, as well as an NGO in Kamathipura, one of the World’s busiest red-light districts.
In her free time, she enjoys dancing and actually trained and worked as a professional jazz dancer during her undergraduate studies. She also enjoys cooking and trying new cuisines, as well as physical activities such as hiking and running.