Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

Sudeshna Chatterjee, Ph.D.

Sudeshna serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice at Manomet. A scholar-practitioner in human rights, inclusive governance, and gender/racial justice, she comes to Manomet from the Town of Reading, where she served as the inaugural Director of Equity and Social Justice. Prior to her role in Reading, Sudeshna was engaged as a certified diversity researcher and outreach associate at Opus Search Partners, an executive search firm for higher education and academic medicine.

Sudeshna has a background in academic research and teaching and specializes in social justice-oriented community education and engagement, inclusive culture-building, and change management strategies. She has served as adjunct faculty in several Boston-area institutions such as Babson College and Lesley Universities, and continues to actively publish, present, and engage with several academic and public conferences and professional networks such as National Women’ Studies Association, International Studies Association and Boston University’s Anti Racism Research Affiliate Network and the Massachusetts DEI Coalition.