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Office of International Affairs
The Ohio State University
154-B, Makers Chambers VI, 220
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021
Phone: +91 022 2282 1156

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Kirti Jain

Kirti JainKirti Jain, interim director of the India Gateway, is responsible for overseeing compliance and day-to-day operations. Jain earned her Bachelor of Science in business and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Pune, India. She also earned a Master of Labor and Human Resources degree from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. Jain has over seven years of progressive experience with Ohio State’s Office of International Affairs. Most recently, she has served as the fiscal and human resources officer, responsible for internal controls, departmental and program budgeting and supporting the HR needs of the office. Prior to Ohio State, her business experience included leading a team for a European consulting and technology company, Steria, where she was responsible for internal process audits and WNS Global Services, where she managed a team of 20 senior analysts and ensured service delivery met client expectations.

Priya Vasant-Kurle

Priya KurlePriya Vasant-Kurle, assistant director, leads programs spanning faculty engagement, student mobility and corporate partnerships in health care sector, Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Theme Initiative and agriculture, engineering, business and arts and science. Vasant-Kurle holds a master's degree in psychotherapy and an MBA in international business, with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Leveraging her expertise in counseling, faculty collaboration and corporate partnerships, she currently leads the Ohio State partnership with India’s largest training company, with the goal of collaborating with the public and private sector to address India’s human resource development needs. She also handles student internship programs, an education abroad program and medical observership programs with Indian partners. 

Manoj Garai

Manoj GaraiManoj Garai, international corporate manager, is responsible for the Operational Excellence Program in India for the Fisher College of Business. He handles corporate clients, partnerships and corporate relationships of clients in India. Previously, Manoj spent10 years in sales and marketing with the Bombay stock exchange, and he held a position as business development manager for Customized, Retail and International Training on Capital Markets. Manoj holds an MBA in finance and marketing, with a bachelor’s degree in engineering.




Nakita Kharivale

nikitaNikita Kharivale, accounts and finance manager, is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University. Nikita  is primarily responsible for managing the financials and maintaining accounting policies and procedures. She has four years of experience at Chartered Accountant Firm.






Vinod Rani

VinodVinod Rani is the administrative and events manager at the Ohio State India Gateway. He manages alumni relationships, alumni events, Ohio State game watch events and supports administrative work such as office management, office supplies, logistics, vendors, social media and faculty logistical support. Vinod holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and has 10 years of experience in business administration.






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