Hate Her

Some people are just too accomplished:

Sarita James, Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sarita James most recently served as Senior Vice President of the 50-person Strategy and Policy Division at New York City Economic Development Corporation. Prior to NYCEDC, Sarita worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, where she advised clients in the technology and telecommunications industries. She began her career as a Program Manager at Microsoft Corporation, where she was awarded two patents and served on the board of its more than 2000-member women’s organization. In 1994, she received the Grand Prize at the International Science and Engineering Fair for her research on software speech recognition. Sarita’s humor writing has appeared in The New York Times, and she has received a first offer on her upcoming memoir, Indian in Indiana: Adventures of a Misfit from America’s Heartland. She has run the 2003 ING New York City Marathon and cycled in the 2000 Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic, a 200-mile, one-day event. Sarita spent a formative summer volunteering with Mother Teresa’s orphanage in Calcutta and serves on the board of Ankur Kala, a Calcutta-based women’s non-profit. She received a B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard College and her M.B.A. from Oxford University’s Said Business School. Work Placement: Department of Energy

Did I mention that she’s now a White House Fellow?


One response to “Hate Her

  1. All this is well and good but can she make a mean margarita? Because resume cred is one thing, party cred is a different bird altogether.

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