Suprotik (pronounced Sue-pro-teek) Stotz-Ghosh (he/him) is a relationship and results-oriented social sector leader with over 25 years’ experience developing the capacity of individuals and organizations to improve communities. For the past 10+ years, Suprotik has focused on systems change, leading philanthropic institutions’ transformations to integrate racial equity consciousness and practice. Throughout his career, Suprotik has served in roles supporting strategy, learning, evaluation, HR/talent, partnerships, continuous quality improvement, community investment, and community organizing. Through these roles, Suprotik has brought diverse partners together to improve outcomes in infant mortality, PreK – college, after-school programs, domestic violence, food insecurity, family economic stability, and philanthropic support for racial equity and justice.
Suprotik’s main source of inspiration to join and stay in the struggle for human dignity is his grandparents, Ashadevi and E.W. Aryanayakam who worked with Gandhi to develop the educational system, Nai Talim, that increased literacy and self-determination across India’s poorest villages and played a critical role in India’s successful independence movement. Suprotik’s approach to people, community, and injustice is based on non-violent direct-action and integrates anti-racism, intersectionality, intercultural sensitivity, living systems, truth and reconciliation, consensus building, and facilitative leadership frameworks.
Suprotik also identifies as an artist/writer, father, husband, son, brother, kaku, and dispossessed.