Associate Director for Scientific Public Engagement and Broad Discovery Center
Namrata Sengupta is the associate director for scientific public engagement and Broad Discovery Center at the Broad Institute. She is a trained scientist, science communicator, career coach, and advocate for equity in health and STEM. Based in Broad's Office of Communications, she is currently leading the development of a new public science museum, which is opening at Broad in October 2022. She partners with other Broad community members, educators, and community groups to help develop educational programs such as classroom STEM resources, tours, and public talks.
Outside of Broad, Sengupta serves on the board of directors of Asian Women for Health, a Boston-based nonprofit. She is a member of the City of Cambridge Citizens’ Committee on Civic Unity. She speaks at various career panels and gives invited lectures on STEM careers and science communication in the higher education community.
Sengupta holds a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology from Clemson University, an M.S. in biotechnology from Bangalore University, and a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Calcutta.