Srushti Rao is an accomplished & seasoned marketing and communications professional with a rich experience in communications of over 16 years, she has handled profiles ranging from business development, brand development, investor relations to strategic alliances. She has also co-founded two companies Penwindow Communications, a branding & digital agency and Itemmom.com, a blogging platform that discusses parenting and women issues. She is now heading marketing and communications for Pearl Academy Mumbai campus, which is a Design, Fashion, Business and Media institute.
A connoisseur in practical creative thinking and exceptional communication skills, she is also a savant in marketing & corporate communications. She is an emerging visual artist with a number of solo & group exhibitions, nationally and internationally, under her belt. She went to college at the School of Fine Arts (SOFA) at Indore Professional Studies Academy (IPS Academy) in Indore, MP, India and went on to graduate with Paintings as a specialization. She was awarded the Bharat Nirman Award for contribution in the field of Art in 2015 in the emerging artist category.