Angela K. Chitkara


Angela K. Chitkara
Diversity and Inclusion has been the backdrop of Angela K. Chitkara’s life as she traversed the globe as a television journalist, entrepreneur and educator in an effort to effect change and level the playing field. Chitkara is a fourth-generation educator. Her baseline research titled #PRDiversity: The Struggle is Real. Meeting Business Objectives with a 2020 Mindset, has been published in The Holmes Report and The Harvard Business Review (HBR) while she served as PR Track Director in the Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program at The City College of New York (CCNY).  She is Founder and CEO of US India Corridor (USIC), a strategic communications firm specializing in socially-impactful public-private engagement. 

Angela has been recognized for the impact of her work as part of the Innovator 25 North America list for “changing the game by shining the D&I spotlight.” Most recently, Observer’s 2020 PR Power 50 List cited “The world is finally catching up to Angela Chitkara. When the former journalist started urging diversity and inclusion in public relations back in 2016, she did not exactly find a receptive audience; one executive trashed her disruptive research as “fake news.”  Angela is a 2021 Fulbright Scholar Finalist. She serves on the faculty of Columbia University. 

Angela holds a Masters in International Affairs, Columbia University, a Masters in International Journalism, City, University of London; and a BA in Communications, Seton Hall University.  For speaking engagements, please email worldin2020project@gmail.com.