Rajal Pitroda
Rajal Pitroda is the founder of Gametastic, a gaming company focused on creating educational content that integrates engineering, design and storytelling. She started her career working in technology, but switched gears when a two-week trip to Mumbai led to a two year stay in India. Rajal worked with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), where she was responsible for creating and executing CII's entertainment strategy, with a focus on the Indian film industry. In 2006, Rajal moved to Los Angeles, where she worked for a boutique marketing and distribution company for independent feature films and documentaries. Two years later, she started her own company to create and manage marketing campaigns for movies. Rajal has written a novel set in Bollywood that was published by Harper Collins in 2011. She graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and is currently a Forte Foundation Fellow in the MBA program at London Business School.

Blog Entries by Rajal Pitroda

Red State/Blue State

(0) Comments | Posted 10 November 2012 | (03:31)

Election day, regardless of its outcome, always serves as a reminder to me.

I come from a family of Democrats. I was raised in Chicago. I've lived in New York and Los Angeles. My life has taken me from one blue state to another. Each election, my Facebook feed...

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Hope and Change in Election 2012

(0) Comments | Posted 31 October 2012 | (14:57)

Four years ago, I was standing outside in the Los Angeles heat, knocking on doors in my West Hollywood neighborhood as a volunteer with Obama for America. Today, I sit in an apartment across from rainy Regents Park in London, my absentee ballot waiting to be mailed.

The election of...

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Girls and STEM: Changing Perceptions Through Existing Skills and Interests

(4) Comments | Posted 17 October 2012 | (01:00)

A few years ago, at a family wedding, I got a chance to catch up with one of my cousins. At the time, he had a daughter that was three, and another baby girl on the way. He told me about his trips to the toy store, about how his...

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