Sanna is a Fund Officer at the UNICEF Innovation Fund where she leads the sourcing, assessment and evaluation of open-source, frontier technology startups from emerging economies. She also manages the Fund’s Smart Investing Initiative and supports partnerships with public and private sector organisations.
Previously, Sanna has worked with international organizations in providing technical research on development economics and innovative finance with a focus on gender. Sanna is also a founding member of Global Youth, an international forum for engaging youth in foreign affairs. She earned her Master’s degree in International Relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and has worked and studied in India, Belgium, Madagascar and the US.