Sumita is an award-winning architect, academic and author. Sumita received the UIA:UNESCO International design, Women In Business and Atkins Inspire awards.
Sumita setup Architects For Change, the Equality forum at RIBA and is past Chair of Women In Architecture. She is a non-executive Director of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Sumita is a trustee of the Commonwealth Association of Architects. She is the founding director of Charushila, an international design charity for community projects.
Sumita has taught architecture in the UK and abroad. She is the author of several books and a popular speaker.