Shrirupa S.



Shrirupa Sengupta is a communications and leadership trainer-facilitator, improv artiste and stand-up comedienne based out of Bengaluru, India. With hands on experience in development communication, Shrirupa currently leads the Communications Team at Swasti Health Catalyst- a global nonprofit headquartered in Bangalore. The team co-ordinates and supports communication needs for community health and well being, business development and in policy and governance spaces. It creates evidence based communications products for use in digital, social, print & audio-visual media and in Social and Behavior Change Communication. Shrirupa brings to the table a thorough praxis orientation to the social development perspective along with unique skill sets in communication and theatre. Having full fledged parallel careers in both development and media and communication spaces, she is able to facilitate a nuanced application of development communications to meet SBCC and leadership requirements. Prior to this, she was a Technical Officer at Department of AIDS Control, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Shrirupa holds a Masters in Social Work degree from TISS specialising in Criminology & Justice; and a PG. Diploma in Epidemiology from Indian Institute of Public Health. In under graduation, she holds a dual degree in B.A. Sociology Hons. from Presidency College and in Japanese from The RamaKrishna Mission School of Languages, Kolkata. A popular Improv artiste and Stand Up Comedienne covered in Indian print and digital media for her stage craft, Shrirupa’s experience in theatre and theatre based facilitation spans over a decade now.


  • market research
  • reproductive health
  • development
  • media affairs / public relations
  • vocational training / workforce development
  • india
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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