Director, Integrated Communications
Sharmistha is a seasoned communications and advocacy professional with 12+ years of experience in handling 360-degree strategic communications and campaigns for various government and nonprofit organizations. She has worked across a wide range of development programs including health, nutrition, family planning, gender, and livelihoods. She also has experience in managing large-scale partnerships and networks.
Sharmistha oversees Smile Train India’s communications and campaign-related activities and provides strategic inputs for enhancing Smile Train’s brand value in India.
Prior to joining Smile Train, Sharmistha worked in senior communication and advocacy roles in some of the world’s leading nonprofits, including Save the Children, Project Concern International, Population Foundation of India, and The Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security. She also has long-standing experience working with various government institutions, and is known for her credible advocacy and networking capabilities.