Indivar Dutta-Gupta is the Co-Executive Director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative. Previously, Dutta-Gupta was Project Director at Freedman Consulting, LLC, leading strategic initiatives for major philanthropies, children’s groups, and workers’ organizations.
Dutta-Gupta served as Senior Policy Advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, focusing on budget and tax policies and cross-cutting low-income issues. Earlier, he focused on safety net, tax, and social insurance programs and policies as U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Professional Staff.
As an Emerson National Hunger Fellow, Dutta-Gupta worked for DC Hunger Solutions and the Center for American Progress. He is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and has been named a First Focus Campaign for Children Champion for Children, as well as one of Washington Life magazine’s most Influential 40-And-Under Leaders (2013) and Rising Stars 40 And Under (2016). Dutta-Gupta is an honors graduate of the University of Chicago and a Harry S. Truman Scholar.