Usha Srinivasan (President)
Usha is a trained Bharatanatyam (Classical Indian) dancer and passionate about using the arts to strengthen community. She is a Kinght Foundation Creative Community Fellow (2016-17) and a member of Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute (MALI) Cohort (2015-16) in San Jose. She has served on the Board of World Arts West, the producer of the famous San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, on City of Santa Clara’s Cultural Commission and on the board of Wildlife Rescue, Palo Alto.
In addition to managing Sangam Arts, Usha leads Impact Strategy for Women in STEM (WiSTEM) – an initiative of MKF that helps empower girls and women in STEM fields. She also runs a consulting practice providing product strategy and marketing services to high tech companies in Silicon Valley. She holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.