- MA Arts Administration, Columbia University, New York, USA
- BA Communications, University of Amherst, MA, USA
Sunitha has been working in the arts since 1999, with a portfolio that extends across a range of art forms and creative industries, from visual and performing arts to literature and film, design, animation, music and heritage.
She has been a curator in the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, arts manager and head of programmes for the British Council Malaysia, Education and Outreach Manager for George Town World Heritage Inc., and most recently Manager of a multipurpose art space called MAPKL in Kuala Lumpur.
She is an associate with creative economy consultancy Andrew Senior Associates Ltd. and has worked freelance as a producer, curator, researcher and project manager. In addition to artists, Sunitha has worked with multiple stakeholders, including government agencies, ministries, private corporations and NGOs.
In October 2011, she was invited as a representative to the Experts Meeting for UNESCO Asia-Pacific for the ratification of the 2005 Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expression.