Sumana Sarkar is based in Istanbul, Turkey, where she is Ericsson's head of sustainability and corporate responsibility (SCR) for Middle East & Africa. She was previously the company's SCR manager for RINA (the region covering India, Nepal and Bhutan). Sumana is a social media and technology enthusiast and a firm believer in the 'Technology for Good' message and the positive impact Ericsson can and does have on society. Always a strong advocate of gender equality, Sumana has been a CSR and sustainability practitioner since 2002. She joined Ericsson in 2014.