Shruthi Mukund brings to Dance/USA a well-rounded background in research and arts programming, with the latter work particularly focused on promoting and practicing Asian arts in the D.C. area. Her professional experience includes work as a medical writer for Astra Zeneca, arts presentation at Strathmore, and arts communication and research for Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Meridian International Center, and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters. She currently co-runs Natyabhoomi, an Indian classical dance school based in Maryland, and serves on the boards of the Indian Dance Educators Association and the Asia Heritage Foundation.
Shruthi holds a B.S. in computer science from Bangalore University (India) and an M.A. in arts management from American University. For her capstone project at American, she conducted extensive research on building culturally equitable nonprofit organizations.