Smita Siddhanti

Smita Siddhanti

Founder, EnDyna

Dr. Smita Siddhanti is the founder and President of EnDyna Inc. (www.endyna.com), specializing in management and environmental consulting for various federal agencies in Washington DC. Currently, she is focusing on developing governments’ Climate Change and Resilience policy and action plans. She was the past president of the DC Chapter of TiE – The Indus Entrepreneurs, and currently serves on the Global Board of Trustees for TiE.  She has served on the Virginia Governor’s Air Quality Board and on the Board of the University of Pittsburgh.   Dr. Siddhanti is a recipient of several awards including the 2014 Future 50 award of Smart CEO, and the White House Green Government award in 2016. As the TiE Global Board of Trustees, Smita is leading the TiE Women Initiative (www.tiewomen.org) to assist and mentor women entrepreneurs across the globe in 30 countries.   Smita is also leading the TiE Global Special Interest Group of social entrepreneurship and social impact investing. Smita is committed to enhancing entrepreneurship as the basic engine for economic development and has been actively involved in this pursuit with global organizations such as the Ashoka Foundation for changemakers, American India Foundation, Indiapora, and TiE chapters around the world. She is on the Advisory Board of Magan Sangrahalaya Samiti (MSS), an Indian NGO in Wardha, Maharashtra, working for rural enterprise development in villages (www.gandhifootprints.org).  Smita is contributing to WHEELS Global Foundation’s (www.wheelsglobal.org), as their Board Member, two major missions – Livelihood and Sustainability – facilitating the development of sustainable enterprises to enhance rural economy. She holds a B.S. and M.S.in Biology from Delhi University, an M.S. in Technology Policy from Rensselaer Polytechnic (RPI), and a Ph.D. in Technology and Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh.