Smita is a passionate community-builder. Having lived in Italy, India, the USA, Zambia, Canada and China, she understands the value of creating connections, investing in relationships and engaging with diverse peoples. This is reflected in her broad range of community involvements through organizing cross-cultural events, serving on non-profit boards, and volunteer activities. She is a recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award®.Smita holds an MBA in International Marketing from Temple University, Philadelphia.
Multi-lingual, with an interest in culture, travel, and unity in diversity, she is a strong believer in the difference that one person can make. She recently moved to Fargo with her husband Adi. Their three daughters, Aditi (Chris), Avni and Aneri who live in Canada are her inspiration.