Yamunna Rao completed her Masters in Public Policy at the Hertie School in 2020, with a research focus in digital governance. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the National University of Singapore and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education (Singapore).
In addition to serving as an Education Officer for 4 years in Singapore’s public sector, Yamunna was also the Vice-chairperson of the West Coast Youth Network (Singapore). She champions youth leadership and was responsible for the inception of virtual dialogue sessions linking policymakers, academia, and youth leaders on a variety of local and global issues.
In January 2021, Yamunna joined the Global Solutions Initiative Foundation as a Speaker Manager for the Global Solutions Summit. Since September 2021, Yamunna manages GSI’s cooperation with the GIZ on Circular Economy.