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Angela Chitkara

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Angela Chitkara

Founder and CEO, US-India Corridor
Angela Chitkara

Angela Chitkara is a seasoned advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), known for her adept handling of critical issues in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. With over two decades of international experience as a television journalist, entrepreneur, and a fourth-generation educator, Angela has earned acclaim for setting agendas and shaping narratives, recognized notably as a Crain’s New York Business 2021 Notable in Marketing & PR “for being prescient.”

As the Founder and CEO of US-India Corridor LLC, Angela provides strategic counsel across diverse industries and sectors in the US, India, and beyond, catering to clients ranging from finance and legal to entertainment, automotive, nonprofits, and development financial institutions. Leveraging her academic research, Angela leads the World In 2020+ Project, offering essential insights to strategic counselors within Fortune 500 companies on topics including disclosures, DEI, corporate sustainability, and ESG/Responsible Business practices.

Angela's influence extends beyond consultancy; she conducted interviews with experts globally for the Dow Jones/Factiva commissioned series, Today’s Strategic Advisor Remit, delving into VUCA, ESG, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Her landmark research, "#PRDiversity: The Struggle is Real," published in The Harvard Business Review, preceded the #MeToo movement, positioning her as a transformative figure in the realm of diversity and inclusion, as recognized by the Innovator 25 North America list and Observer's PR Power 50 List. Angela serves on the faculty at Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse, in Washington DC, where she has taught courses in Leadership and the Public Relations capstone project.