Sukanya sees the world as an endless wonder, a world where children are excited and curious about learning science. She was the founder director of Curiouscity Science Education with the mission to enable children to look at science as a special way of viewing the world. Since 2004, she has been a visiting scientist at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.
Sukanya also writes (in English and Bengali) to share her passion for science with her readers. She was awarded the prestigious Rabindra Smriti Puraskar in 2010 for science writing in Bengali.
She has M.Sc., M.Phil. degrees from the University of Delhi and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland College Park.
Sukanya has facilitated numerous courses at the online and residential programs at GenWise, over the years, including those on Intelligent Estimation. In May 2022, Sukanya facilitated the sessions "The Wonder that is Scientific Enquiry" at GenWise Jr 2022 and "Science: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out" at the Genesis 2022 Programs.