Sunaina Kumar is Senior Fellow with the Centre for New Economic Diplomacy at the Observer Research Foundation, where her research interests include gender and development. She has been a journalist for over 15 years and worked as a senior editor with the Indian Express and Open Magazine. She has contributed news features to the Guardian, BBC, Der Spiegel, Al Jazeera, Mint, among others. Her journalistic work has been supported by grants from the European Journalism Centre, Dart Center at Columbia University, and the Bosch Foundation. She has written on India’s foreign policy for the European Council on Foreign Relations and is a founding member of the Indo-German Media Network. She was a part of the 2019 cohort of AIYD.