Smitha S Prabhakar
Administrative Director, Institutional staff
Bachelor of Commerce
After completing my Bachelors Degree in Commerce, my interest in learning languages took me to the Max Mueller Bhavan where I studied German for 2 years. Thereafter I worked with the Bhavan as Secretary to the Director and then as Program Manager. Subsequently I joined my father’s engineering components manufacturing business. Six years later entered the field of graphic design followed by a stint in Client Servicing in Advertising. I moved to Business Development in a Software Company. I worked in Sri Lanka & the UAE during this assignment. The functions I have handled at various points in my career include Marketing, Corporate Communications, Logistics, liaising with Government Institutions & banks, Human Resources & Supply Chain Management.
I did my schooling in Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore and my college years were spent in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore. During my school & college days, I have actively participated in various sports. I have been a member of the Karnataka State Softball and Baseball teams which won the Nationals in 1991. I have also represented the University in Hockey, Cricket and Badminton. Led the college softball team to 2 victories in the University Tournaments 2 years in succession. I was the college Softball team coach for 2 years after I completed my Bachelor's degree. I still manage to play a few Softball tournaments in Bangalore.